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Electric Cars in China: an ambitious stab at reducing pollution

Posted on September 25th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

Polluted Shanghai Skyline (Source: B. Draxler, Discover, January 21, 2014)

I experienced real air pollution when I first traveled to China many years ago.¬† By the time we drove from Pudong International Airport to Shanghai I had developed a serious cough. Continue reading “Electric Cars in China: an ambitious stab at reducing pollution” »

Familiar Patterns of Man-made Disasters, Part 2: Climate Change (no Chinese hoax!)

Posted on August 7th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

This post is the Second in a two part series discussing avoidable disasters caused by human beings: Smoking; and Climate change (August 7).

Continue reading “Familiar Patterns of Man-made Disasters, Part 2: Climate Change (no Chinese hoax!)” »

DSM Pushes Carbon Pricing

Posted on July 31st, 2017 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

DSM has become something of a sustainability trailblazer for the chemical industry as it pushes the concept of carbon pricing through its own operations and investments as well as lobbying others to do so. Continue reading “DSM Pushes Carbon Pricing” »

Talking New Product Development with Paul Hodges

Posted on March 17th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

Paul Hodges has been working in the chemical industry for over 30 years, and he has seen plenty of shifts during that time. In his current role as chairman of International eChem, he strategizes with businesses to help them navigate today‚Äôs volatile global markets. Continue reading “Talking New Product Development with Paul Hodges” »

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