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New desalination method from Qatar recycles waste brine and excess CO2 at the same time

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 08, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Cat DiStasio last modified Jun 07, 2016

Desalination now supplies the majority of the clean drinking water in areas surrounding the Persian Gulf, but it’s no easy task and can actually make the seawater saltier. Meanwhile, as the oil and natural gas industries have grown in the region, so too has the carbon dioxide saturating the atmosphere. A chemical engineer at Qatar University has been working to solve both problems simultaneously, and an efficient solution has emerged that could change everything. Farid...






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