Pathways toward post-petrochemistry

Source: Science Daily

Ethylene, or ethene, is a primary feedstock for the chemical industry, including as a starting material for the production of a wide variety of plastics. Scientists have now introduced a new electrochemical technique for selective and energy-efficient production of ethylene from carbon monoxide, which can be obtained from renewable resources and waste.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/12/191211115602.htm