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Mitigating uncertainties enables more accurate greenhouse gas accounting for petrochemicals

The carbon footprints of petrochemicals have large uncertainties, challenging decarbonization efforts. Now, a study identifies the main uncertainty sources and strategies for improving the accuracy of greenhouse gas emissions estimations and reporting for petrochemicals.

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Fig. 1: Uncertainty sources and petrochemical groups.


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Yao, Y. Mitigating uncertainties enables more accurate greenhouse gas accounting for petrochemicals. Nat Chem Eng 1, 273–274 (2024).

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