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Letters: December 2021

2021-12-01T09:45:00+00:00By Chemistry World

Readers discuss the environment and greener fuels, and speculate on chemistry’s role in the first world war

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A clouded view of industry emissions

2021-11-29T09:30:00+00:00By

Standards and auditing are sorely needed if emissions targets are to be upheld

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A red pill for green medicines

2021-11-26T14:08:00+00:00By ,

The pharmaceutical industry is taking action towards net zero

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Rethinking our relationship to nature

2021-11-26T09:31:00+00:00By

How the scientific revolution made it culturally permissible to exploit the environment

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Good Cop, bad Cop

2021-11-25T14:30:00+00:00By

Glasgow meeting is a step towards energy transition

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James Clark: ‘I hate waste in any sense’

2021-11-19T09:34:00+00:00By

The pioneering green chemist on the development of the field and the power of waste

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Fun with f-elements

Working with lanthanides and actinides may be challenging, but David Mills says the field is ripe for discovery

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Uncovering new transformations by using electricity as a reagent

Song Lin explains the power of electrochemistry and how he fosters an inclusive environment for his research group

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Adding constraints to understand life’s chemical origins

Matt Powner wants to know if there are chemical rules that govern why certain synthetic strategies are embedded in biology 

Fountain pen nib, writing

Letters: December 2021

Readers discuss the environment and greener fuels, and speculate on chemistry’s role in the first world war

  • A red pill for green medicines

  • Taking the right inspiration from nature

  • How EPSRC fosters inclusion

  • Act now to support early-career researchers

  • Lights, smartphones, action!

  • The human cost of inaction on chemical waste