Turning CO2 Into Chemical Gold: Affordable Nanocatalysts Could Revolutionize Climate Action

A study by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign developed β-Mo2C nanoparticle catalysts on a SiO2 support to enhance the conversion of CO2 to CO. This new catalyst, more cost-effective than traditional precious metal catalysts, demonstrated significantly increased catalytic activity and stability, marking a promising advance in CO2 reduction strategies.