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The Chemical Element: Chemistry's Contribution to Our Global Future

CHEMISTRY FOR DEVELOPMENT
Chemistry, Innovation and Impact
Poverty and Disparities in Life Expectancy
The Milennium Development Goals
Science, Technology and Development
Chemistry and Development
Science and Technology for National Development
Capacity Building: Some Key Requirements for Chemistry's Role in Development
Chemistry and Future Challenges to Health, Wealth and Wellbeing
Conclusions
THE ROLE OF CHEMISTRY IN ADDRESSING HUNGER AND FOOD SECURITY
Chemistry is the Backbone of Food and Nutrition
Global Hunger and Malnutrition in the World Today
Hunger, Nutrition and the Food Security Mandate
Chemistry's Influence on the Pillars of Food Security
Conclusion
POVERTY
Contribution of Chemistry to Social and Econimic Development
Concept and Historical Evolution of Poverty
Asymmetry of Poverty in the World
Causes of Poverty
Poverty, Malnutrition and Life Expectancy
Strategies against Poverty: A General Approach with Context-Specific Solutions
Chemistry is Essential for Poverty Alleviation
THE HUMAN ELEMENT: CHEMISTRY EDUCATIONS'S CONTRIBUTION TO OUR GLOBAL FUTURE
The International Year of Chemistry Education Challenge
Scene 1 -
Chemistry to the Rescue of Threatened Communities
Sequel to Scene 1 -
An Education in Chemistry
Equipping the Human Element with Relevant Education in, about and through Chemistry
An Example of Integrating Sustainability and Chemistry Education Curriculum: Visualizing the Chemistry Underlying Climate Change
Scene 2 -
Chemistry Education and Our Global Future
THE IMPACTS OF SYNTHETIC CHEMISTRY ON HUMAN HEALTH
The Molecules at the Origin of Drug Discoveries
From Bench to Market Place
General Concepts of Drug Design
Patent Protection Issues
Drug Metabolism and Drug Resistance or Why Make Big Pills?
Antibacterial AGents
Antiviral Agents: The Flu Virus Story: The Naissance of a Sugar-Based Flu Drug
The Viagra Story -
Serendipity Leading to a Blockbuster Drug
Human Vaccines as a Prophylactic Health Remedy
Conclusion
THE GREENING OF CHEMISTRY
Introduction
Areas of Green Chemistry
Metrics in Green Chemistry
Conclusions and Future Perspectives
WATER: FOUNDATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
Introduction
Water Pollution and Water Quality
Water Treatment Technologies
Conclusions
FACING THE ENERGY CHALLGENGES THROUGH CHEMISTRY IN A CHANGING WORLD
Introduction
Chemistry and the Role for Development of Society
Chemistry and Sustainable Energy
Sustainable Energy Scenarios and Climate Changes
Nanomaterials for Sustainable Energy
Biofuels
Towards Solar Fuels
Conclusions
OZONE DEPLETION AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Introduction
Ozone in the Atmosphere
The Antarctic Ozone Hole
Arctic Ozone
Montreal Protocol and Beyond
Ozone and Climate Change
Perspectives
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  • Book type: E-book
  • Language: English
  • Ean Code: 9783527635658
  • ISBN: 9783527635658
  • Publisher: WILEY-VCH
  • E-Book type: epub
  • Kopierschutz: Adobe DRM
  • Format: epub
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