Towards a Global Solar Fuels Project - Artificial Photosynthesis and the Transition from Anthropocene to Sustainocene

@article{Faunce2012TowardsAG,
  title={Towards a Global Solar Fuels Project - Artificial Photosynthesis and the Transition from Anthropocene to Sustainocene},
  author={Thomas Faunce},
  journal={Sustainability & Economics eJournal},
  year={2012}
}
  • Thomas Faunce
  • Published 2012
  • Engineering
  • Sustainability & Economics eJournal
  • The development of an economy based on practical solar fuels is chiefly predicated on obtaining cheap and abundant hydrogen by using photons to split water, then cooling or compressing that gas; or on combining such hydrogen with carbon dioxide obtained from abundant industrial sources and eventually the atmosphere to create methanol. The construction of devices to make such fuels will be a major step in shifting the biosphere from what has been termed the Anthropocene to the Sustainocene epoch… CONTINUE READING

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