Drop-in fuels from sunlight and air

  title={Drop-in fuels from sunlight and air},
  author={Remo Sch{\"a}ppi and David S. Rutz and Fabian D{\"a}hler and Alexander P. Muroyama and Philipp Haueter and Johan Lilliestam and Anthony Patt and Philipp Furler and Aldo Steinfeld},
Aviation and shipping currently contribute approximately 8% of total anthropogenic CO 2 emissions, with growth in tourism and global trade projected to increase this contribution further 1 – 3 . Carbon-neutral transportation is feasible with electric motors powered by rechargeable batteries, but is challenging, if not impossible, for long-haul commercial travel, particularly air travel 4 . A promising solution are drop-in fuels (synthetic alternatives for petroleum-derived liquid hydrocarbon… 

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