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Back in the black: hydrothermal carbonization of plant material as an efficient chemical process to treat the CO2 problem?

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Abstract

A chemical process, hydrothermal carbonization (HTC) of low value biomass, is discussed as a tool for the sequestration of atmospheric CO2. Via the available biomass, CO2 can be transformed into an efficient deposited form of carbon, i.e. hardly degradable peat or carbonaceous soil.

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The article was received on 03 Nov 2006, accepted on 14 Feb 2007 and first published on 08 Mar 2007


Article type: Opinion
DOI: 10.1039/B616045J
Citation: New J. Chem., 2007,31, 787-789
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    Back in the black: hydrothermal carbonization of plant material as an efficient chemical process to treat the CO2 problem?

    M. Titirici, A. Thomas and M. Antonietti, New J. Chem., 2007, 31, 787
    DOI: 10.1039/B616045J

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