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Optimizing all links in the chain

Large scale cellulosic biofuel production involves complex interactions between biomass supply, biorefineries and the networks that connect them. New fine-scale spatially explicit modelling seeks to better understand how these components could best integrate with carbon capture to minimize greenhouse gas emissions and optimize biofuel supply chains.

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Fig. 1: Processes on land, in supply chains and at biorefineries contribute to biofuel GHG emissions.

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Spatari, S. Optimizing all links in the chain. Nat Energy 9, 771–772 (2024). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-024-01533-7

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