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This new material could efficiently turn greenhouse gases into fuel

This new material could efficiently turn greenhouse gases into fuel


This new material could efficiently turn greenhouse gases into fuel

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Turning greenhouse gas into gasoline

Converting greenhouse gas emissions into energy-rich fuel using nano silicon (Si) in a carbon-neutral carbon-cycle is illustrated. Credit: Chenxi Qian

The device glows blue like a tanning bed

Using a new catalyst, researchers have demonstrated that up to 79% of the carbon dioxide captured from the air can be converted into methanol.

New nickel catalyst operates in water to transform greenhouse gas into chemical feedstock

Researchers assess power plants that convert all of their CO2 emissions into carbon nanotubes

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Reverse Combustion: Can CO2 Be Turned Back into Fuel? [Video]

The entrepreneurs turning carbon dioxide into fuels | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian

The surface of a nanostructured copper catalyst that converts CO2 into ethylene. Credit: Canadian Light Source

New materials could turn water into the fuel of the future. Researchers are using a new high-throughput method of identifying new materials. Credit: Caltech. "

Turning waste steel gases into jet fuel

Artists rendition of our fantastic catalyst (not 100% accurate). Purple are Ruthenium

Removing Harmful Greenhouse Gases from the Air Using Energy from Plants · Frontiers for Young Minds

We can turn CO2 in the air into new materials, but don't expect. Credit: Shutterstock

New materials could turn water into the fuel of the future. The Molecular Foundry. Credit: Berkeley Lab

Artificial Leaf Turns CO2 Emissions Into Fuel

Climeworks, the world's first direct air capture plant

Using waste gases from power stations to create low-carbon liquid fuels would be a

... a carbon-neutral combustion engine was the stuff of dreams. Now it may soon become reality. The secret lies in synthetic, or carbon-neutral, fuels, ...

Carbon dioxide is turned into ethanol

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Illustration: Carbon capture and recycle

Scientists may have discovered a way to efficiently utilize coal, shale gas and biomass as energy sources, while consuming the carbon dioxide before it can ...

One of the core problems with replacing fossil fuels throughout a modern industrial economy is the difficulty of finding replacement fuels for coal, oil, ...

New Material Can Trap Powerful Greenhouse Gases Efficiently, Chemists Say

WRI global GHG emissions flowchart

Putting a price on carbon, in the form of a fee or tax on the

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Keyvisual synthetic fuelse. Synthetic fuels

“There's no question that carbon dioxide is the biggest contributor to human-caused climate. “

From greenhouse gases to plastics: New catalyst for recycling carbon dioxide discovered

MIT chemistry professor Yogesh Surendranath and three colleagues have found a way to use electricity,

Electric cars have been getting a lot of buzz lately, but a more immediately viable transportation fuel of the future could be liquid derived from coal.

Aluminum -- a material of interest in the automotive industry

Synthetic fuels

The Kearny site is among 21 landfills in New Jersey that convert methane gas ...

Simulated sunlight powers a solar cell that converts atmospheric carbon dioxide directly into syngas. Credit: University of Illinois at Chicago/Jenny ...

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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Life Cycle

... CO2 concentrations were around 280 ppm for most of the last two thousand years: one source is ice core data from Antarctica. From 800,000-year Ice-Core ...

Artificial Leaf Turns Carbon Dioxide Into Liquid Fuel

How Scientists are Making Fuel Out of Plants · Frontiers for Young Minds

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Explainer: 10 ways 'negative emissions' could slow climate change | Carbon Brief

Cement Tower with tyre fuel. By improving industrial efficiency, implementing a ...

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And this is where a lot of the materials research becomes really important, because we would like the catalytic materials that are being used in these ...

A new leaf: Scientists turn carbon dioxide back into fuel | Argonne National Laboratory.

Phase 2 greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards for heavy-duty trucks will cut carbon

Plants capture CO2 and convert it into sugars that store energy. | Public Domain photo

Industrial biotechs turn greenhouse gas into feedstock opportunity

It began as a coping mechanism during apartheid, when the nation was under an oil embargo. Germany used a similar process to fuel ...

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New, Reusable Materials Could Pull CO2 Straight from Air

A coal-fired power station in Gelsenkirchen, Germany dwarfs a wind turbine in the

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illustration of the life cycle of waste and GHG emissions

Power Plants (1/15). Greenhouse Gas: Carbon Dioxide

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In a fight to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, California's Air Resources Board has spent years looking for the cleanest, most efficient ways to cut carbon.

USC scientists have found a way to tap hydrogen fuel ...

Scientists Just Accidentally Discovered a Process That Turns CO2 Directly Into Ethanol

Sustainable Energy. A Material That Throws Heat into Space Could ...


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Greenhouse Gases from Average Food Consumption

MIT researchers, looking for ways to turn heat into electricity, find efficient possibilities in

The XL 1's fuel economy comes partly from its hybrid engine, and partly from its light and aerodynamic design. The car weighs 1,800 pounds, less than half ...

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How to scale up

Workers celebrate the successful trial extraction of natural gas from combustible ice trapped under the seafloor


Steam rises from the cooling towers of the Vattenfall coal-fired power plant in Jaenschwalde

Environmental Impacts of Natural Gas

Carbon Emissions have not slowed despite warnings from scientists. Reversing carbon emissions to ethanol may

5.4 Calera: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Sustainability

The great thing about fuels is that they're storable, so we can keep them and put them in a tank or some other vessel and use them at a later time.

This energy cost of separating the carbon and oxygen atoms is so exorbitant that some researchers in the field simply sidestep the problem.


Real World Comparison of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Environmental Performance

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A planned CO2-sucking demonstration plant

In California, 20% of the state's electricity goes to pumping water for delivery and

Natural gas field


Stanford designs underwater solar cells that turn captured greenhouse gases into fuel