Researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia have used liquid metals to turn carbon dioxide back into solid coal, in a world-first breakthrough that could transform our approach to carbon capture and storage.  CO2 recycling may well have its breakout technology. The RMIT led research team development is a new technique that can efficiently convert […]

Idaho National Laboratory scientists have developed an efficient process for turning captured carbon dioxide into syngas that can be used to make fuels and chemicals. This CO2 recycling of carbon capture could help coal plants reduce emissions if the economic challenges can be overcome. Carbon capture could help the nation’s coal plants reduce carbon based […]

University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have determined how electrocatalysts can convert carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide using water and electricity. The discovery can lead to the development of efficient electrocatalysts for large scale production of synthesis gas – a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen. Meenesh Singh, assistant professor of chemical engineering and lead […]

University of Liverpool researchers have made a significant breakthrough in the direct conversion of carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4) into liquid fuels and chemicals which could help industry to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while producing valuable chemical feedstocks. Or, its recycling some of the CO2. Its a very interesting catalytic process. In a paper […]

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) has announced the first 200 liters of synthetic fuel have now been produced from solar energy and the air’s carbon dioxide by KIT’s SOLETAIR project, a type of Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. The mobile chemical pilot plant can be used decentrally producing gasoline, diesel, and kerosene from regenerative hydrogen and carbon dioxide. […]

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