Sustainable Chemistry: A Future Guiding Principle

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“… Chemistry is currently faced with one of the biggest challenges in its history. The main reaction to this is a search for how new resources can be utilized in the synthesis of (new) compounds. However, much more is needed to meet this challenge: Sustainable chemistry is simultaneously both a path and a goal. It is not a new subdiscipline of chemistry, but a guiding principle. It uses the knowledge of all chemical subdisciplines along the entire lifecycles of chemical products …” Read more in the Guest Editorial by Klaus Kümmerer.
Translated title of the contributionNachhaltige Chemie: ein zukunftsweisende Leitmotiv
Original languageEnglish
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition
Issue number52
Pages (from-to)16420 - 16421
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 22.12.2017