A one-step synthesis of ammonia without thermal, electrical, or solar input could help replace energy-intensive Haber Bosch.
New tech captures carbon dioxide and produces green hydrogen from seawater
A clever ocean-based device pulls and permanently sequesters carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, generating green hydrogen in the process.
Circling a circular carbon economy
The circular carbon economy is still in its infancy, and realizing it will require innovative processes for capturing and utilizing carbon.
Uncovering hidden reserves of natural hydrogen
Recent discoveries have unearthed a bonanza of natural hydrogen in significantly larger quantities than was previously thought possible.
Trade-offs to rebalancing our unbalanced Earth
Though important, there are trade-offs to achieving the UN’s sustainable development goals when it comes to carbon capture and utilization.
Electrolysis of seawater to make hydrogen
The direct electrolysis of seawater to make hydrogen has been shown in a lab-scale demonstration.
Back to the future with an ammonia economy
With a fossil fuel–derived climate catastrophe on our doorstep, many see ammonia as a possible alternative fuel source.
Where in the world will direct air capture be most effective?
With varying climate conditions around the world, where are the most cost-effective locations to deploy direct air capture facilities?
Nature’s metal organic frameworks
It was believed that MOFs were a purely synthetic construct, but discoveries of natural examples have shaken this perception.
Science fiction to reality: Space-based solar power
With climate change, the weaponization of energy, lower satellite launch costs, incentives to harness space-based solar power are on the horizon.