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Synthesis of cyclic carbonates from epoxides and CO2

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Abstract

The synthesis of cyclic carbonates by the 100% atom economical reaction between epoxides and CO2 is reviewed in the context of reducing global emissions of waste CO2 and converting waste CO2 into industrially useful chemical feedstocks.

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The article was received on 30 Apr 2010, accepted on 16 Jun 2010 and first published on 06 Aug 2010


Article type: Critical Review
DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00065E
Citation: Green Chem., 2010,12, 1514-1539
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    Synthesis of cyclic carbonates from epoxides and CO2

    M. North, R. Pasquale and C. Young, Green Chem., 2010, 12, 1514
    DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00065E

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