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In the dawn of a sustainable economy, the formation of sustainable polymers from CO2 will be a cornerstone of such a movement. One of the most promising (both academically and industrially) systems is the copolymerisation of CO2 with epoxides to generate polycarbonates. This chapter introduces the rationale behind such and introduces some of the important catalytic developments in this area. Various metal centres (zinc, aluminium, cobalt and chromium) have all been employed – each metal initiator is discussed in turn. Finally, the chapter concludes with two areas of current/future research – ambient-pressure initiators and new epoxides – which show that the future is bright for such polymeric materials.

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