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Saturday March 05, 2016

Converting Carbon Dioxide Into Batteries

Scientists have figured out one solution to dealing with CO2: converting the gas into a material that may be used to develop lithium-ion batteries that power electric cars and electronics.

The team adapted a solar-powered process that converts carbon dioxide into carbon so that it produces carbon nanotubes and demonstrated that the nanotubes can be incorporated into both lithium-ion batteries like those used in electric vehicles and electronic devices and low-cost sodium-ion batteries under development for large-scale applications, such as the electric grid.

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