CO2 Utilisation Green Chemistry themed issue now online and free to access

We are delighted to announce that the Green Chemistry themed issue CO2 Utilisation is now online and free to access until the end of August 2021.

The massive consumption of fossil fuels, among other human activities, has released substantial amounts of CO2 into the atmosphere, provoking both global warming and dramatic climate changes. As such, carbon dioxide capture, removal and utilisation continues to attract significant attention. As an ideal carbon source, efficient transformation of CO2 enables the sustainable synthesis of high value-added chemicals and fuels.

Guest Edited by Professor Da-Gang Yu and Professor Liangnian He, this collection reviews the very recent achievements of CO2 utilisation in various areas of green and sustainable chemistry.

Read the full collection online
It includes:

Introduction to CO2 utilisation
Da-Gang Yu amd Liang-Nian He
Green Chemistry, 2021, DOI: 10.1039/d1gc90036f

CO2 hydrogenation over heterogenous catalysts at atmospheric pressure: from electronic properties to product selectivity
Yaning Wang, Lea R. Winter, Jingguang G. Chen and Binhang Yan
Green Chemistry, 2021, DOI: 10.1039/d0gc03506H

Tutorial Review
Recent progress in the catalytic transformation of carbon dioxide into biosourced organic carbonates
Vatcharapron Aomchad, Àlex Cristòfol, Francesco Della Monica, Bart Limburg, Valerio D’Elia and Arjan W. Kleij
Green Chemistry, 2021, DOI: 10.1039/d0gc03824E

Critical Review
Oxidative dehydrogenation of light alkanes with carbon dioxide
Guomin Li, Ce Liu, Xinjiang Cui, Yanhui Yan and Feng Shi
Green Chemistry, 2021, DOI: 10.1039/d0gc03705B

Critical Review
Recent developments in organocatalysed transformations of epoxides and carbon dioxide into cyclic carbonates 
Liping Guo, Katie J. Lamb and Michael North
Green Chemistry, 2021, DOI: 10.1039/d0gc03465G

One-step plasma-enabled catalytic carbon dioxide hydrogenation to higher hydrocarbons: significance of catalyst-bed configuration
Jiajie Wang,  Mohammad S. AlQahtani, Xiaoxing Wang, Sean D. Knecht, Sven G. Bilén, Chunshan Song and Wei Chu
Green Chemistry, 2021, DOI: 10.1039/d0gc03779F

Transition-metal-free synthesis of thiazolidine-2-ones and 1,3-thiazinan-2-ones from arylamines, elemental sulfur and CO2
Chuan-Kun Ran, Lei Song, Ya-Nan Niu, Ming-Kai Wei, Zhen Zhang, Xiao-Yu Zhou and Da-Gang Yu
Green Chemistry, 2021, DOI: 10.1039/d0gc03723F

A rhenium catalyst with bifunctional pyrene groups boosts natural light-driven CO2 reduction
Li-Qi Qiu, Kai-Hong Chen, Zhi-Wen Yang and Liang-Nian He
Green Chemistry, 2020, DOI: 10.1039/d0gc03111A

Electrodeposited Cu-Pd bimetallic catalysts for the selective electroreduction of CO2 to ethylene
Ruting Feng, Qinggong Zhu, Mengen Chu, Shuaiqiang Jia, Jianxin Zhai, Haihong Wu, Peng Wu and Buxing Han
Green Chemistry, 2020, DOI: 10.1039/d0gc03051A

We hope you enjoy reading the articles. Please get in touch if you have any questions about this themed collection or Green Chemistry.

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