Imagine a world that has escaped the effects of global warming. Envision world peace made possibly through inebriation. Unless you're a mean drunk. In which case, no booze made from the process of turning CO2 into alcohol for you!
Panasonic is working on a technology to do just that. That is, to turn greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming, specifically CO2, into more useful things, such as booze.
They haven't quite gotten to the point of turning air pollution into a savory brew, but they're getting close.
If you want the in-depth process of how it works, check out this article that spells out every step.