Chapter 1. Carbon Dioxide: Utilization Options to Reduce its Accumulation in the Atmosphere

  1. Prof., Dr. Michele Aresta
  1. Prof., Dr. Michele Aresta

Published Online: 25 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629916.ch1

Carbon Dioxide as Chemical Feedstock

Carbon Dioxide as Chemical Feedstock

How to Cite

Aresta, M. (2010) Carbon Dioxide: Utilization Options to Reduce its Accumulation in the Atmosphere, in Carbon Dioxide as Chemical Feedstock (ed M. Aresta), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629916.ch1

Editor Information

  1. University of Bari, Department of Chemistry and CIRCC, 70126 Bari, Italy

Author Information

  1. University of Bari, Department of Chemistry and CIRCC, 70126 Bari, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 15 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324750

Online ISBN: 9783527629916

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Keywords:

  • CO2 atmospheric concentration;
  • energy production;
  • reduction technologies;
  • utilization of CO2;
  • CO2 sources and prices;
  • chemical utilization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Carbon Dioxide Emission

  • The Accumulation of CO2 in the Atmosphere, and the Effects that We Fear

  • Technologies to Reduce CO2 Accumulation in the Atmosphere

  • The Utilization of CO2

  • Conditions for Using CO2

  • CO2: Sources and Prices

  • The Potential for CO2 Utilization, and the Content of This Book

  • The Need for Research to Speed an Exploitation of the Utilization Option

  • References