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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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Submitted
30 Apr 2010
Accepted
16 Jun 2010
First published
06 Aug 2010

Green Chem., 2010,12, 1514-1539
Article type
Critical Review

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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