The New Color of Chemistry: Green Chemistry

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Zuhal GERÇEK (2012)
  • Publisher: Bülent Ecevit University
  • Journal: Yükseköğretim ve Bilim Dergisi (issn: 2146-5959, eissn: 2146-5967)
  • Subject: Green chemistry | Sustainability | Atom economy | Education | L | Education (General) | L7-991

Green chemistry which is the new application of chemistry rules provides solutions to problems that mankind is faced with climate changes, sustainable agriculture, energy, toxics, depletion of natural sources e.g. designing new chemicals and processes that production and utilization of hazardous matters. So, it is the indispensible tool for sustainable development. Current and future chemists should consider the human health and ecological issues in their professional life. In order to provide a solution for this requirement, green chemistry rules and under standings should be primarily taken in the university curriculum and at all educational levels.
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