Electrocatalytic Reduction of CO2 to Ethylene by Molecular Cu‐Complex Immobilized on Graphitized Mesoporous Carbon

By Mani Balamurugan et al. Abstract The electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) to hydrocarbons is a challenging task because of the issues in controlling the efficiency and selectivity of the products. Among the various transition metals, copper has attracted attention as it yields more reduced and C2 products even while using mononuclear copper center 

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The Green God That Failed — Almost

By Steven Hayward One of the signal intellectual events of the early Cold War period was the 1950 publication of The God That Failed, in which six prominent figures explained why they broke from Communism. The book was a sensation because it came from leading figures on the left, rather than from longtime anti-Communists whose 

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It Really Is Plant Food

Climate Science Discovers the Miracle of Photosynthesis. By Lushington D. Brady Way back when, when I was still wet enough behind the ears to be a fully-fledged catastrophic climate change believer (yes, readers – my secret shame is laid bare!), the fossil fuel lobby released an ad praising carbon dioxide. “They call it pollution. We 

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Using waste carbon feedstocks to produce chemicals

By Elizabeth R. Nesbitt, Senior International Trade Analyst, U.S. International Trade Commission Emerging carbon capture utilization (CCU) technologies potentially allow chemical companies and other manufacturers such as steel companies to convert waste carbon from industrial emissions — in the form of carbon monoxide (CO) and/or carbon dioxide (CO2) — into sustainable, value-added biofuels and chemicals. 

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‘Planet Of The Humans’ EP Michael Moore & Director Jeff Gibbs Blast “Blatant Censorship” After Controversial Documentary Yanked From YouTube

By Matthew Carey EXCLUSIVE, updated with new details, 11:42 AM: Michael Moore and Jeff Gibbs’ controversial documentary Planet of the Humans has been removed from YouTube, where it was streaming for free — a move the pair calls a “blatant act of censorship.” EP Moore and writer-producer Gibbs told Deadline they discovered today that their film, which has racked more than 8.3 million 

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Rhode Island’s Carbon-Pricing Study Seeks Public Feedback

By Tim Faulkner Rhode Island’s carbon-pricing study is officially underway amid an uncertain future for local efforts to address the climate crisis. The concept of placing a fee on fossil fuels to pay for renewable-energy initiatives and/or encourage the transition to electricity-based transportation and heating has been advanced for three decades, with support from environmentalists 

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Prioritizing climate over pandemics

We need a full accounting of what was spent preparing for the ‘climate crisis’ versus COVID By Paul Driessen As of May 20, the United States had more than 1.5 million confirmed cases of Wuhan Coronavirus. US deaths related or attributed to the virus topped 92,000 (though many were really due to old age and 

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