(FECYT – Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) Water is split into hydrogen and oxygen by electrolysis, but if CO2 is also added to the mixture, compounds can be generated to make textiles, diapers and even spirits. American scientists, led by a Spaniard, have developed a catalyst that accelerates this reaction, while also removing a greenhouse gas.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-02/f-sf-tct021420.php