The winners of the Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Climate Action Challenge share their innovative approaches to waste and recycling. Brenya Isaac collects coconut waste from street vendors in Ghana, converting it to building materials through the startup he co-founded. Dr Hong […]
We believe that chemistry plays a critical role in developing a sustainable future. Chemists have a special responsibility to develop those new products, resources and processes to make that happen. After 5 successful editions of the Elsevier Foundation Green & Sustainable […]
Thank you for participating in the Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Climate Action Challenge! The first stage of the submission process closed on September 1st. During the past weeks, our pool of experts worked to review the proposals. We’re proud to announce […]
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