Turbo fuel to fight climate change?


American scientists have stumbled upon a cheap and easy way to convert CO2 into ethanol. Yes, the stuff that can also be used to fuel your car.

“We discovered somewhat by accident that this material worked,” says Adam Rondinone. Together with his colleagues, the scientist made a discovery that could put the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide to good use. What the scientists did, in principle, is reverse the combustion process that produces carbon dioxide. The end product of the experiment at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory they produced ethanol. And this fuel, in turn, could not only power cars but also help to store energy.

Learn more about it here: http://www.dw.com/en/turbo-fuel-to-fight-climate-change/a-36104176











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