2.4.2 Green Chemistry

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What are the principles of chemical sustainability ?
use industrial processes that reduce or eliminate hazardous chems // design processes with high atom econ - min waste// renewable resources// altern. energy sources// any waste products are non-toxic, recyclable, biodegradable
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What is the importance of establishing international cooperation to promote the reduction of pollution?
pollution levels across country boarders// all contribute to pollution // scientists can share ideas // world wide legislation// richer countries can help the poorer ones in the introduction of pollution control
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What could be the problem with the principles of chemical sustainability?
offset but unexpected and detrimental side effects
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What are the pros of Biofuels?
reduce use of fossil fuels / renewable / biodiesel more C neutral / allows fossil fuels to be used as feedstock for organic / no risk of large scale pollution
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What are the cons of Biofuels?
less food crops may be grown / rain forests may need to be chopped down to produce land / shortage of fertile soil
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What is the importance of establishing international cooperation to promote the reduction of pollution?

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pollution levels across country boarders// all contribute to pollution // scientists can share ideas // world wide legislation// richer countries can help the poorer ones in the introduction of pollution control

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What could be the problem with the principles of chemical sustainability?

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What are the pros of Biofuels?

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What are the cons of Biofuels?

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