Chemists close in on greener way to make plastics

Conventional polyethylene production could one day be replaced by chemical reactors that rely on renewable energy and consume carbon dioxide

Plastics are a climate problem. Making precursors for common plastics, such as ethylene and carbon monoxide (CO), consumes fossil fuels…

Full text: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsenergylett.0c02633

Author

Robert F. Service

Source

Science, 2021-02-24.

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Stanford University
University of California, Berkeley
University of Delaware
University of Toronto, Kanada

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