A new carbon capture technique called supercapacitive swing adsorption separates carbon dioxide from gaseous mixtures in the air and industrial flue gases.
Solar kerosene: One giant leap for humankind
The production of kerosene directly from carbon dioxide and water promises to be a game-changer in the energy field.
Photosynthesis of green methanol from methane
Getting around the high C-H bond dissociation energy in methane has been a challenge to making methanol from natural gas — until now.
Turbocharged chemistry: Do we have time to think?
Are we spending enough quality time dreaming up ideas or are we spreading ourselves thin?
How do we take the methane out of natural gas?
An MOF filters methane, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide from natural gas with record-breaking selectivity under practical conditions.
Sand batteries that are dirt cheap
How big vats of sand could be a key to a sustainable future.
Moon soil catalyzes reactions needed to sustain a lunar settlement
Using solar energy, water, and lunar soil, scientists were able to carry out reactions needed to sustain human life on the Moon.
Offshore oceanic CO2 capture
An out-of-the box approach to carbon sequestration proposes an off-shore solution and a fascinating adjunct to direct air capture.
Decarbonizing the chemical industry with sustainable photons
Decarbonizing the chemical industry is possible, provided decreases in the cost of solar energy and increases in LED efficiency continue.
Gravity energy storage elevated to new heights
An innovative new gravity storage system with an “elevator” style building design is a viable solution to global grid-scale energy storage.