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Scientists turn CO2 Into ethanol easier than they ever thought

❝ Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have discovered a chemical reaction to turn CO2 into ethanol, potentially creating a new technology to help avert climate change.

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Meet the Scientist Turning CO2 Into Ethanol

A few days ago we covered a group of scientists who found a way to turn CO2 into ethanol. The idea of an elegant solution for carbon emissions sparked a huge amount of enthusiasm—it’s already become Popular Mechanics’ most popular story of 2016, in fact. 1,162 more words


Lost Generation in advanced biofuels at scale

This article offers an interesting perspective and economic analysis of why ethanol fuel has not taken off despite lots of price supports.  Essentially a lot of people bet wrong about what would happen with oil.   36 more words


Scientists Discover Method To Turn CO2 Into Ethanol, Reports Say

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A new report claims that scientists evidently discovered a method of using atmospheric carbon dioxide to create ethanol.

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Serendipity Yields a Process to Convert Carbon Dioxide Directly Into Ethanol

By Anthony Watts – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.,—In a new twist to waste-to-fuel technology, scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed an electrochemical process that uses tiny spikes of carbon and copper to turn carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, into ethanol. 538 more words

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