Singapore using membranes to capture carbon dioxide in climate change fight

Membranes that can be used to separate carbon dioxide from other gases. ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH
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SINGAPORE - The Republic is leveraging the technology it uses to overcome its water woes to try and fix another problem: climate change.

Membrane technology - used to turn sewage into Newater and seawater into drinkable water - is now being improved on to separate carbon dioxide gas from the emissions of power plants here.

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