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New ACS Policy Statement on Climate Change

The American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific organization, has renewed its policy statement on climate change for 2016-2019. Highlights include:

  • – A strong, clear message: “The American Chemical Society (ACS) acknowledges that climate change is real, is serious and has been influenced by anthropogenic activity.”
  • – Recommendations for how U.S. Government may take leadership in efforts to combat climate change
  •  – Links to valuable resources from, for example, the National Academies, the US Global Climate Change Resource Program, and the IPCC

 

Recommended Resource: The Nexus Blog of the ACS Green Chemistry Institute (@ACSGCI)

The Nexus Blog is an informative and interesting resource for news and information on green chemistry and sustainability, maintained by the Green Chemistry Institute of the American Chemical Society.  Features include the weekly Green Chemistry News Roundup, policy updates, and profiles of chemists, chemical engineers, and policy makers.  Follow the Nexus Blog on twitter @ACSCGI for posts and additional content.

Green Chemistry: The Nexus Blog https://communities.acs.org/community/science/sustainability/green-chemistry-nexus-blog

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