Floating solar power could help fight climate change - let's get it right.

  title={Floating solar power could help fight climate change - let's get it right.},
  author={Rafael Marques Almeida and Rafael Schmitt and Steven M. Grodsky and Alexander S. Flecker and Carla P Gomes and Lu Zhao and Haohui Liu and Nathan Barros and Rafael Kelman and Peter B. McIntyre},
  volume={606 7913},

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