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New catalyst can help turn carbon dioxide into plastic

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 17, 2018

Scientists have created a catalyst that can efficiently convert carbon dioxide to ethylene, which is used to produce the most common type of plastic.


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CO2 levels grew at record pace in 2016: UN

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 31, 2017

The amount of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere grew at record rate in 2016 to a level not seen for millions of years, potentially fuelling a 20-metre rise in sea levels and adding 3...

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Veolia and Carbon Clean Solutions Partner to Help Companies Lower Carbon Footprints, Advance the Circular Economy

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 30, 2017

In a deal that aims to reduce industrial emissions and convert CO2 into new products for reuse, Veolia and Carbon Clean Solutions (CCSL) have partnered for the large-scale rollout of CCSL’s...

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Solar Powered CO2 Scrubbing Molecule Revealed

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 17, 2017

Chemical engineers from Indiana University in the U.S. have created a molecule that utilises solar energy to convert atmospheric carbon dioxide into greenhouse-neutral fuels, which can then be...

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Carbon dioxide turned into fuel using light

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 24, 2017

Scientists have developed tiny nanoparticles that help convert carbon dioxide into methane - a key building block for many types of fuels - using only ultraviolet light as an energy source....

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India ranked fifth in terms of bio-capacity: Study

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 28, 2016

The WWF’s Living Planet Report 2016 has ranked India fifth in terms of bio-capacity – an ecosystem’s capacity to produce resources such as food, fibre and...

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New project promises CO2 capture at $30 per tonne

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 12, 2016

Carbon Clean Solutions Limited (CCSL) has claimed that its new project in India will strip CO2 at $30 per tonne, significantly cheaper than other carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies....

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Toyota constructs zero emissions building at Honsha Plant using stationary pure hydrogen fuel cell technology

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2016

Toyota Motor Corporation has installed stationary pure hydrogen fuel cells at the energy management facility which had been completed at its Honsha Plant in Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture, in...

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New method may convert gaseous carbon dioxide into fuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 30, 2016

Scientists have found a potential new way to convert carbon dioxide emissions into energy-rich fuel using a very abundant natural resource: silicon.


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