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New Copper-Polymer Electrode can Help Recycle Excess CO2 into Ethylene – AZoCleantech

For several years, scientists have taken efforts to convert the surplus atmospheric carbon dioxide into new fuels, chemicals, and other products conventionally…

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Written by AZoCleantechJan 12 2021
For several years, scientists have taken efforts to convert the surplus atmospheric carbon dioxide into new fuels, chemicals, and other products conventionally made from hydrocarbons harnessed from fossil fuels.
Illinois researchers Andrew Gewirth, left, and Stephanie Chen designed a new copper-polymer electrode that can help recycle excess CO2 into ethylene, a useful carbon-based chemical that can be used as fuel. Image Credit: L. Brian Stauffer.
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