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ISSN: 2666-9528
CN: 10-1713/TQ
p-ISSN: 2096-9147

CO2 capture and in-situ conversion: recent progresses and perspectives

Global warming caused by excess carbon dioxide (CO2) emission has been a focus of the world. The development of neutral carbon technologies becomes a strategic choice for the sustainable human society....

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Seed-aided green synthesis of metal-organic frameworks in water

Green synthesis of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) in water with alleviated environmental influence and reduced cost is an essential step to transfer laboratory MOFs research to industrial application....

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Recent advances in electrochemical carboxylation reactions using carbon dioxide

From the viewpoint of abundance, economy, non-toxicity, and renewability, CO2 is the ideal C1 synthon in organic synthetic chemistry. Utilizing CO2 for chemical conversion to synthesize highly value-added...

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CO2 capture and utilization with solid waste

Nowadays, the massive consumption of fossil fuels and the resulting excessive emission of carbon dioxide (CO2) have broken the original carbon balance of nature, resulting in global warming and the...

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Deep eutectic solvents eutectogels: progress and challenges

Deep eutectic solvents (DESs) have received widespread attention for their advantages of good electrical conductivity, stability, environmental friendliness, and easy preparation with a wide range of...

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Design of porous organic polymer catalysts for transformation of carbon dioxide

The transformation of carbon dioxide (CO2) into fuels and chemicals is an interesting topic, which has been paid much attention in recent years. The materials with specific functionalities are highly...

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Polybenzimidazole (PBI) and benzimidazole-linked polymer (BILP) membranes

Polybenzimidazoles (PBIs) and benzimidazole-linked polymers (BILPs) have exceptional thermal and chemical stability, and hence, their membranes were developed and used under harsh conditions. In this...

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Bioconversion of lignocellulosic biomass into bacterial nanocellulose: challenges and perspectives

Nanocellulose has various outstanding properties and great potential for replacing petrochemical products. The utilization of lignocellulose to produce nanocellulose is of great significance to the...

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A copper-based metal-organic framework for upgrading natural gas through the recovery of C2H6 and C3H8

Natural gas processing involves the separation of higher hydrocarbons (C2–C3) from methane, which is an important and energy-intensive operation. In this paper, we present a comprehensive study of an...

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Environmentally benign metal catalyst for the ring-opening copolymerization of epoxide and CO2: state-of-the-art, opportunities, and challenges

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the main greenhouse gas, whereas it is also a nontoxic, abundant, cheap carbon and oxygen resource. The copolymerization of CO2 with epoxide presents a sustainable approach to...

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Green production of sugar by membrane technology: How far is it from industrialization?

Application of membrane filtration in sugar production is attractive because it can reduce the usage of chemicals, produce high-quality clarified juice, and obtain various high value-added products....

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Revisiting greenness of ionic liquids and deep eutectic solvents

Green solvents are one of the hot topics of green chemistry. Ionic liquids (ILs) and deep eutectic solvents (DESs) are deemed as green solvents to a certain extent, and they have been applied in many...

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CO2 hydrogenation to methanol over Rh/In2O3–ZrO2 catalyst with improved activity

The In2O3 supported rhodium catalyst has been previously confirmed to be active for CO2 hydrogenation to methanol. In this work, the In2O3–ZrO2 solid solution was prepared and employed to support the...

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Engineering 3D-printed aqueous colloidal ceramic slurry for direct ink writing

The construction of rapid prototyping for structured ceramics has a promoting effect on potential applications. In this work, engineering slurry with different formulations were used to develop aqueous...

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Understanding and optimizing the gasification of biomass waste with machine learning

Gasification is a sustainable approach for biomass waste treatment with simultaneous combustible H2-syngas production. However, this thermochemical process was quite complicated with multi-phase products...

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A study on monoterpenoid-based natural deep eutectic solvents

This work is on the synthesis and the characterization of natural deep eutectic solvents based on monoterpenoids. Low viscous fluids with suitable physicochemical properties are produced. Therefore,...

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Recent advances in carbon dioxide capture and utilization with amines and ionic liquids

Global warming and climate change due to anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) have aroused significant concerns at the global scale due to rapid economic growth in industries and other fields. Therefore,...

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Carbon dioxide chemistry towards carbon-neutrality

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Recent applications of ionic liquids in quasi-solid-state lithium metal batteries

Quasi-solid-state lithium metal batteries are considered as one of the most promising energy storage devices, and the application of ionic liquids (ILs) as a new generation of functionalized electrolyte...

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Engineering Escherichia coli for high-yield production of ectoine

Ectoine is a natural macromolecule protector and synthesized by some extremophiles. It provides protections against radiation-mediated oxidative damages and is widely used as a bioactive ingredient...

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Facile fabrication of the porous adsorbent from natural plant Angelica Sinensis stabilized liquid foam for dye removal

Porous materials as emerging high-efficiency adsorbents have attracted increasing attention in recent years, due to the high specific surface area, fast adsorption rate, favorable adsorption capacity...

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Recent advances in the coupling of CO2 and epoxides into cyclic carbonates under halogen-free condition

The chemical transformation of CO2 and epoxides into cyclic carbonates has been receiving much attention and is one of the successful examples for CO2 utilization as carbon resource. Many catalysts...

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Enzymes immobilized in wood-derived cellulose scaffold for constructing a novel modular bioreactor

Modular bioreactors can provide a flexible platform for constructing complex multi-step pathways, which may be a solution for maximizing reactions and overcoming the complexity of multi-enzyme systems....

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Nanoporous tin oxides for efficient electrochemical CO2 reduction to formate

CO2 electroreduction reaction (CO2RR) has been considered as an effective technology to close the anthropogenic carbon cycle. Formate, a product of two-electron transfer in CO2RR, is an economically...

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Effective and irreversible removal of radioactive barium ions in MOF-808 framework functionalized sulfonic acid groups

The simultaneous high-capacity and fast removal of radioactive barium ion (Ba2+) from nuclear wastewater is necessary but still faces large challenge. In this study, a novel adsorbent containing sulfonic...

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