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  • UK Environmental Coalition Pursues Very Large Scale Decarbonization Technology in Support of Government's Recently Announced Clean Growth Initiative

    Markets Insider , 7th Jun 2018

    During the past five years, the technology has been advanced by an extensive R&D collaboration involving VLS Decarb's academic and industry partners, the Energy Safety Research Institute (ESRI) at Swansea University and an international array of academic and governmental institutions and funding agencies. This research and development partnership, funded by Innovate UK, has led to the development of novel materials that are key to enabling the Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) concept.

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  • Technique doubles conversion of CO2 to plastic component

    Phys.org , 22nd May 2018

    Fossil fuels have long been the precursor to plastic, but new research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and European collaborators could help send that era up in smoke—carbon dioxide, to be exact.

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  • Putting CO2 to a good use

    European Synchrotron Research Facility , 30th Apr 2018

    One of the biggest culprits of climate change is an overabundance of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. As the world tries to find solutions to reverse the problem, scientists from Swansea University have found a way of using CO2 to create ethylene, a key chemical precursor. They have used ID03 to test their hypotheses.

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  • Swansea scientists discover greener way of making plastics

    EurekAlert , 11th Apr 2018

    Researchers at Energy Safety Research Institute (ESRI) at Swansea University have found a way of converting waste carbon dioxide into a molecule that forms the basis of making plastics.

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  • Swansea University launches new Florence Mockeridge Fellowship Group to help researchers reach their full potential

    Swansea University , 23rd Mar 2018

    Swansea University’s Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor for research, Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott, has today (16 March 2018) announced the launch of the Florence Mockeridge Fellowship Group which aims to enable research staff to fulfil their potential. Please join is in congratulating Dr Enrico Andreoli on his fellowship.

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