Researchers have discovered a potentially clean, low-cost way to convert carbon dioxide into methanol, a key ingredient in the production of plastics, adhesives and solvents, and a promising fuel for transportation.
Plastic shopping bags - an abundant source of litter on land and at sea - can be converted into diesel, natural gas and other useful petroleum products, shows a promising research led by an Indian-origin researcher.
Citing public data to substantiate
its contention, BJP on Thursday said the government`s argument that
petro prices had to be hiked as the public sector oil
companies were facing losses was far from truth.