Advanced Materials

What is 'materials transition' and why is it critical for a net-zero future?

Carbon fiber reinforced polymers are increasingly being used to make large rotor blades for wind turbines. Image: Unsplash.

Musaab Almulla

Director, Global Analysis, Saudi Aramco

Samah El-Shahat

CEO, Verityv Analytics

Nan Zhou

Head, International Energy Analysis Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


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