Professors Paul Anastas and Julie Zimmerman recently published their new perspective article “The Periodic Table of the Elements of Green and Sustainable Chemistry”.
Achieving a sustainable future will only be possible through the intersection of the best science and technology in combination with the societal, economic, policy, cultural, moral, and ethical ecosystem. Green chemistry and green engineering provide the scientific and technological foundation of the Elements of Sustainable Chemistry while the Humanitarian and Nobel Elements provide the imperative context. This alternative Periodic Table, strives to outline the range of aspects and tools that are available and needed to accomplish the daunting and necessary tasks of moving toward a sustainable tomorrow.
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