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Carbon capture

Electrifying climate change mitigation

Electrochemical CO2 capture could potentially avoid large energy inputs typical of approaches based on temperature and pressure swings, but better sorbents are still needed. New research expands the sorbent library using molecules with redox-tuneable sp2 nitrogen centres as effective electrochemical CO2 capture agents.

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Fig. 1: Carbon capture sorbents.


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Tarpeh, W.A. Electrifying climate change mitigation. Nat Energy 7, 1009–1010 (2022).

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