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A conceptual drawing of an industrial array for converting methane (CH4) to carbon dioxide (CO2) using catalytic materials called zeolites (CUII and FEIV). (Image credit: Jackson, et al. 2019 Nature Sustainability / Artist: Stan Coffman)

Converting methane into carbon dioxide could help turn the tide of climate change

Scientists at Stanford University, in a recent study, have suggested that converting methane to CO2 may help combat climate change. Doing this could help...
Plants are currently absorbing more CO2 to slow down climate change

Plants are currently absorbing more CO2 to slow down climate change

Global climate change caused by CO 2 emissions can stress terrestrial vegetation, potentially decreasing production. On the other hand, CO 2 interacts directly with...
Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere just exceeded the highest level in human history

Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere just exceeded the highest level in human history

Carbon dioxide is the biggest contributor to climate change around the globe and stays in the atmosphere for many years after its emitted, making...
A liquid metal catalyst turns carbon dioxide into solid carbon. PETER CLARKE/RMIT UNIVERSITY

New way to turn carbon dioxide into coal

Among the collection of greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide (CO2) is the one that has attracted the most attention with regard to global warming. This...

Double whammy of groundwater in India- Decrease in reserve and increasing carbon emissions

Over-extraction of groundwater is a major environmental challenge in many parts of India. It is not only leading to a rapid decline in groundwater...
Dominik Pélerin with the full-engine testbed. (Image: Moritz Ermert / TUM )

On the road to a clean combustion engine

Combustion engines release carbon dioxide, particularly matter, and nitrogen oxides. Moreover, the case in some cities is that some engines have already imposed driving...
A Method to Convert Carbon Dioxide Emissions into Fuel

A Method to Convert Carbon Dioxide Emissions into Fuel

MIT scientists have recently developed a novel method that could potentially convert carbon dioxide emissions into useful fuels for vehicles. They have developed a new...
Light-Driven Reaction Converts Carbon Dioxide Into Fuel

Light-Driven Reaction Converts Carbon Dioxide Into Fuel

A previous research showed that carbon dioxide from the air can transform into methanol. Methanol is used as cleanest burning fuel and help to...
Carbon Dioxide Can Be Used to Create Ethanol

Carbon Dioxide Can Be Used to Create Ethanol

Carbon dioxide gas can be toxic to the humans. It increases the temperature of the earth and causes holes in earth's ozone layer. But...

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