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Yale researchers convert CO2 and water into methanol with electricity

Yale researchers convert CO2 and water into methanol with electricity

December 4, 2019 |

In New Jersey, Yale researchers developed a catalyst that converts carbon dioxide and water into methanol using electricity. It’s a type of catalyst called a heterogeneous molecular electrocatalyst — “heterogeneous” because it’s a solid catalyst material operating in a liquid electrolyte, and “molecular” because the active site of the catalyst is a molecular structure. Researchers […]

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Boeing, Yale partner on landmark jatropha study

Boeing, Yale partner on landmark jatropha study

[ 0 ] April 8, 2011 |

In Seattle, Boeing released research conducted by Yale University’s School of Environmental Studies showing significant potential for sustainable aviation fuel based on jatropha-curcas, an oil-producing, non-edible plant. The study shows that, if cultivated properly, jatropha can deliver strong environmental and socioeconomic benefits in Latin America and greenhouse gas reductions of up to 60 percent when […]

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