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Scientists to harness the sun to break down plastic

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Shud be headline news

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Researchers in Singapore say they have converted plastic into "formic acid", which can be used in power plants to generate electricity, by using a catalyst which neither damages the environment nor costs a lot of money.

I wonder what happens to the carbon atom from the formic acid (HCOH) when it comes out of the power plant. Not CO2, I hope. Oh wait, it is CO2...

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formic_acid

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