Cleaning up emissions using nanotechnology

by kso on Jul. 23rd, 2013

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have developed a new nanomaterial that could help reduce CO2 emissions produced by coal-fired power plants. This new material acts like a sponge and “soaks up” the carbon dioxide before it is released into the atmosphere by trapping the CO2 molecules in tiny nano-sized pores. This new material is potentially much more energy efficient than other, current methods of separating out CO2 from power plant emissions.

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cmccarthy says:

You can learn more about nano at http://www.whatisnano.org/

posted on Mon, 09/09/2013 - 10:59am

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