publication . Article . 2012

The new color of chemistry: green chemistry

Zuhal Gercek;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: Journal of Higher Education and Science, volume 2, page 50 (issn: 2146-5959, eissn: 2146-5967, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Zonguldak Karaelmas University
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.
free text keywords: Sustainability, Atom economy, Education, L, Education (General), L7-991, Nanotechnology, Chemistry, Green chemistry
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