A city that runs on CO2: Professor Bert Weckhuysen at TEDxBinnenhof 2014

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Assume you leave your home in 2050. Would you still take a car to work? And how different would this transportation vehicle be? Would a new type of car ride on solar energy and will its rubber-based tires be made in biorefineries instead of oil refineries? Surely, we have redesigned a lot of our appliances in order to meet the new circular economy standards.

Prof. dr. ir. Bert Weckhuysen is professor Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis at Utrecht University. His research focuses mainly on analysing and dissecting chemical and catalyst processes for optimization. The resulting knowledge plays an important role in these future developments. By showing the latest technological advancements Weckhuysen will present an outlook on the city of the future, which might even have a shortage of CO2...

Recorded at TEDxBinnenhof 2014 at The Ridderzaal in The Hague