Methane from carbon dioxide

Journal Reference: Il Son Khan, Diego Mateo, Genrikh Shterk, Tuiana Shoinkhorova, Daria Poloneeva, Luis Garzón‐Tovar, Jorge Gascon. An Efficient Metal–Organic Framework‐Derived Nickel Catalyst for the Light Driven Methanation of CO 2. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2021; DOI: 10.1002/anie.202111854 The team led by Luis Garzón-Tovar and Jorge Gascon at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology … Read more

Carbon dioxide cold traps on the moon are confirmed for the first time

Journal Reference: Norbert Schorghofer, Jean‐Pierre Williams, Jose Martinez‐Camacho, David A. Paige, Matthew A. Siegler. Carbon Dioxide Cold Traps on the Moon. Geophysical Research Letters, 2021; 48 (20) DOI: 10.1029/2021GL095533 In the permanently shadowed regions at the poles of our moon, temperatures dip below those in the coldest areas of Pluto, allowing for carbon dioxide cold … Read more

Liquid fuels from carbon dioxide

Journal Reference: Fei Hu, Li Yang, Yawen Jiang, Chongxiong Duan, Xiaonong Wang, Longjiao Zeng, Xuefeng Lv, Delong Duan, Qi Liu, Tingting Kong, Jun Jiang, Ran Long, Yujie Xiong. Ultrastable Cu Catalyst for CO 2 Electroreduction to Multicarbon Liquid Fuels by Tuning C–C Coupling with CuTi Subsurface. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2021; DOI: 10.1002/anie.202110303 Most of … Read more

Long-term carbon dioxide emissions from cement production can be drastically reduced

Journal Reference: Marcel Maslyk, Tobias Gäb, Galina Matveeva, Phil Opitz, Mihail Mondeshki, Yasar Krysiak, Ute Kolb, Wolfgang Tremel. Multistep Crystallization Pathways in the Ambient‐Temperature Synthesis of a New Alkali‐Activated Binder. Advanced Functional Materials, 2021; 2108126 DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202108126 Concrete is very versatile, inexpensive, literally hard, and can be cast into almost any shape. It consists, in … Read more

Repurposing carbon dioxide may be key to net-zero emissions

Journal Reference: Denis Johnson, Zhi Qiao, Abdoulaye Djire. Progress and Challenges of Carbon Dioxide Reduction Reaction on Transition Metal Based Electrocatalysts. ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2021; 4 (9): 8661 DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.1c01624 A team of researchers in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University recently published a comprehensive review article on how … Read more

COP26: visualize the cumulative carbon dioxide emissions by country since 1850

By Gary Dagorn Posted today at 14:31 DecryptionHuman activities have emitted 2.5 trillion tonnes of carbon dioxide since the industrial era, according to data from the specialized media Carbon Brief. The objective of the 26e Conference of the Parties (COP26), which is taking place in Glasgow, is to limit the warming of the Earth’s climate … Read more