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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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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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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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Advances in metabolic engineering of yeasts for the production of fatty acid-derived hydrocarbon fuels

The reliance of the transport sector on fossil fuels has led to increasing concerns related to sustainability and environmental impact. Growing petroleum shortages and global climate change caused by...

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Review in life cycle assessment of biomass conversion through pyrolysis-issues and recommendations

Biomass, widespread and carbon-neutral energy, can provide electric energy and replace fossil fuel-derived production. Pyrolysis is the main way of converting biomass to different bioenergy products...

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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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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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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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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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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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Surface science approach to the heterogeneous cycloaddition of CO2 to epoxides catalyzed by site-isolated metal complexes and single atoms: a review

The cycloaddition of CO2 to epoxides to afford cyclic organic carbonates is an increasingly relevant non-reductive strategy to convert CO2 to useful products able to serve as high-boiling solvents,...

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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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Mild and efficient recovery of lithium-ion battery cathode material by deep eutectic solvents with natural and cheap components

Dissolution of lithium cobalt oxide (LCO) is the key step for the recovery of valuable metals (e.g., Co and Li) from spent LCO-based lithium-ion batteries (LIBs). However, the dissolution process of...

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Multi-functional engineered polypeptide-based drug delivery systems for improved cancer therapy

With the rapid development of chemical engineering and biotechnology, polypeptide, as a promising candidate in the biomedical field, has been thoroughly investigated and extensively used as the drug...

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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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Regulated CO adsorption by the electrode with OH− repulsive property for enhancing C–C coupling

Electrochemical CO2 reduction driven by renewable electricity is one of the promising strategies to store sustainable energy as fuels. However, the selectivity of value-added multi-carbon products remains...

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D-A-π-A organic dyes with fluorenyl-substituted bulky donor for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells

Improving light-harvesting efficiency and suppressing interfacial charge recombination are of paramount importance to the development of Cu (II/I) redox shuttle-based dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs)....

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Progress in thermodynamic simulation and system optimization of pyrolysis and gasification of biomass

Due to the shortage of fossil energy, biomass has a potential to be a very promising alternative source. Unfortunately, a large part of biomass resources worldwide causes serious environmental pollution,...

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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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Recovery of natural active molecules using aqueous two-phase systems comprising of ionic liquids/deep eutectic solvents

Due to environmental protection requirements, extraction of bioactive compounds from plant materials using environment-friendly green solvents has always been a research hotspot. And great efforts of...

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A study on monoterpenoid-based natural deep eutectic solvents

Herein, the synthesis and characterization methods of natural deep eutectic solvents based on monoterpenoids have been presented. Low viscous fluids with suitable physicochemical properties are produced....

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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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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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