An identically titled monograph that discusses various aspects of the methanol economy is being published by Wiley-VCH.
Beyond Oil and Gas: The Methanol Economy†
Article first published online: 31 MAR 2005
Copyright © 2005 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
Angewandte Chemie International Edition
Volume 44, Issue 18, pages 2636–2639, April 29, 2005
How to Cite
Olah, G. A. (2005), Beyond Oil and Gas: The Methanol Economy. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 44: 2636–2639. doi: 10.1002/anie.200462121
- Issue published online: 25 APR 2005
- Article first published online: 31 MAR 2005
- environmental chemistry;
Methanol, a convenient liquid fuel and raw material for synthetic hydrocarbons, offers an alternative to depleting sources of fossil fuels and can be produced, for example, by reacting H2 with CO2 from industrial effluents or the atmosphere—good news with regards to global-warming concerns. This Essay discusses various aspects of current and alternative energy sources, with a particular focus on the “methanol economy” (see scheme).