Catalysis: A step closer to a methanol economy

Stephan, Douglas W.
March 2013
Nature;3/7/2013, Vol. 495 Issue 7439, p54
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the use of hydrogen gas derived from the solvent methanol as a fuel for vehicles. It is said that the use of alternative fuel energy sources like nuclear energy, and wind, solar and tidal power is increasing because of environmental concerns regarding the use of fossil fuels. It is said that hydrogen is one of the leading alternative fuel which offers a solution to energy, pollution and greenhouse-gas problems, and one of the source for producing hydrogen is methanol.


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