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作者 Winterton, N., author
書名 Chemistry for sustainable technologies : a foundation / by Neil Winterton
出版項 London, UK : Royal Society of Chemistry, ò021
國際標準書號 9781788012058
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 生命科學圖書館  TD193 W788 2021    在架上    30150100490603
版本 2nd edition
說明 xxxi, 812 pages : illustrations, black and white, and color ; 24 cm
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附註 Previous edition: 2011
1. Scope of the book -- 2. Setting the scene -- The state of the planet -- 'Tipping points' and the 'trilemma' -- Human population and its growth -- The anthropocene -- Our attitudes to technology and how we come by them -- Science, controversy and the media -- Chemistry and the chemical industry -- Why we cannot turn the clock back -- Synthetic bad, natural good? -- Decision-making and 'wicked' problems -- Sustainable development and hyperdisciplinarity -- Economics -- Scale -- The role of the expert -- Further reading -- Webliography -- References -
Following the success of the first edition, this fully updated and revised book continues to provide an interdisciplinary introduction to sustainability issues in the context of chemistry and chemical technology. Its prime objective is to equip young chemists (and others) to more fully to appreciate, defend and promote the role that chemistry and its practitioners play in moving towards a society better able to control, manage and ameliorate its impact on the ecosphere. To do this, it is necessary to set the ideas, concepts, achievements and challenges of chemistry and its application in the context of its environmental impact, past, present and future, and of the changes needed to bring about a more sustainable yet equitable world. Progress since 2010 is reflected by the inclusion of the latest research and thinking, selected and discussed to put the advances concisely in a much wider setting – historic, scientific, technological, intellectual and societal. The treatment also examines the complexities and additional challenges arising from public and media attitudes to science and technology and associated controversies and from the difficulties in reconciling environmental protection and global development. While the book stresses the central importance of rigour in the collection and treatment of evidence and reason in decision-making, to ensure that it meets the needs of an extensive community of students, it is broad in scope, rather than deep. It is, therefore, appropriate for a wide audience, including all practising scientists and technologists
Includes bibliographical references and index
鏈接 ebook version : 9781788019330
主題 Environmental chemistry
Sustainable development
Chimie de l'environnement
D⥶eloppement durable
sustainable development. aat
Environmental chemistry. fast (OCoLC)fst00912860
Sustainable development. fast (OCoLC)fst01139731
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