Creating Plastic From Greenhouse Gases – Newlight Technologies Is Turning Carbon Emissions Into Plastic For Everyday Items

May 1st, 2015|

May 1, 2015

By Li Zhou | smithsonian.com

For his senior thesis at Princeton, Mark Herrema studied farm subsidies and devised a market-driven solution to world hunger. Nothing seems too tall an order for the determined entrepreneur, who majored in politics.

Herrema, 33, has since shifted his focus to climate change—specifically, finding a way to capture greenhouse gases and put them to good […]