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Atmospheric CO2 Fixation by Unsaturated Alcohols Using tBuOI under Neutral Conditions


  • This work was partially supported by Japan Science and Technology Agency.


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Hold on tight! Reaction of CO2 with unsaturated alcohols and tBuOI to form cyclic carbonates leads to fixation of the greenhouse gas. In contrast to known CO2 fixation methods, this process proceeds under extremely mild conditions.

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