Tag: conversion

Artificial photosynthesis for conversion of CO2 into fuel

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article image Majority of the world energy needs are supplied through petrochemical sources. However, the extensive utilization of these fossil fuels has resulted in pollution problems. Moreover, the natural reserves of these fossil fuels are depleting rapidly. Therefore, it is necessary to search for some renewable energy resources to replace fossil fuels. Now the question is that how can we replace these fossil fuels with alternative and sustainable resources of cheap fuels? What are the…Read More

Water resources conversion to benefit economy: Experts

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Water experts and economists have emphasized the need for converting the water resources of Pakistan into a competitive advantage for the national economy for growth, employment generation, rural poverty alleviation and prosperity for the masses. They expressed these views while speaking at different sessions of the International Water Conference - Securing Sustainable Water for All organized by the Hisaar Foundation recently arranged in Karachi. They said that…Read More

Catalytic conversion of waste plastic bags into electricity using nanotechnology

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article image THE EFFECTS of plastic bags on the environment are really quite devastating. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), between 500 billion to a trillion plastic bags are used worldwide each year. The bags find their way directly into landfills, oceans, rivers, and parks. Normal plastic bags do not decompose quickly. Thus, these bags will be around for centuries. When they finally begin to break down, toxic substances will seep into the ground and be washed into lakes,…Read More