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China Anti-Pollution Drive Takes Heavy Toll

Posted on December 11th, 2017 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

China’s winter anti-pollution campaign at its major industrial bases could deal another blow to the country’s overall petrochemical production, already hit by shutdowns amid strict environmental compliance checks at factories throughout the year. Continue reading “China Anti-Pollution Drive Takes Heavy Toll” »

Feeding 10 billion people: trends, challenges, climate and natural resources

Posted on May 29th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

The World population is growing by about 80 million per year.  The forecast puts the total population at 9-10 billion by 2050, a number at which it is projected to level.  Meeting the needs of so many people will put significant stress on the natural resources and climate. Continue reading “Feeding 10 billion people: trends, challenges, climate and natural resources” »