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Sustainability in the Chemical Industry: Grand Challenges and Research Needs

Sustainability in the Chemical Industry: Grand Challenges and Research Needs (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Research Council, National
By Division on Earth and Life Studies
By Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology
By Committee on Grand Challenges for Sustainability in the Chemical Industry
By Academy of Sciences, National

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Through innovative design, creation, processing, use, and disposal of substances, the chemical industry plays a major role in advancing applications to support sustainability in a way that will allow humanity to meet current environmental, economic, and societal needs without com...promising the progress and success of future generations. Based on a workshop held in February 2005 that brought together a broad cross section of disciplines and organizations in the chemical industry, this report identifies a set of overarching Grand Challenges for Sustainability research in chemistry and chemical engineering to assist the chemical industry in defining a sustainability agenda. These Grand Challenges include life cycle analysis, renewable chemical feedstocks, and education, among others.
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ISBN 9780309095716
Released AU 15 Nov 2005
Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780309095716
Stock Available
Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Imprint National Academies Press
Released 15 Nov 2005
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Research Council, National
By Division on Earth and Life Studies
By Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology
By Committee on Grand Challenges for Sustainability in the Chemical Industry
By Academy of Sciences, National
Category Chemical Industries
Sustainability
Industrial Chemistry
Number of Pages 206
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 13mm
Dewey Code 540
Weight 340g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Environmental chemistry, Chemical industry - Environmental aspects, Chemistry - Research
NBS Text Chemistry
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly

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