CO2 Desalination

Concerns over the world’s supply of fresh water has been steadily growing and if not addressed, is expected to cost 6% of the world’s GDP by 2050. In this op-ed, Geoff describes how brine saturated with CO2 will crystallize as CO2@H2O clathrate hydrates separately from the salt at high pressure and low temperature.

This approach tackles two problems simultaneously as a way to utilize CO2 and desalinate water.

The full article can be read on the Advanced Science News website.

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