The agricultural industry relies on fertilizers and pesticides to improve its yields. Nanotechnology can be used to help achieve high-efficiency delivery.
The majority of industry emissions comes from four material groups: Steel, cement, aluminum, chemicals. Circular economy solutions focused on these materials can help industry reduce emis...
The growing instability of the world means long-term strategy based on trends forecasting has become difficult. The chemical industry must adopt new management practices in response.
MIT engineers have spun polyethylene, used for plastic wrap and grocery bags, into fibers and yarns allowing it to be an effective material for clothing.
Industrial symbiosis can drive down emissions from industrial clusters while boosting wider economic growth and innovation. Here's how it works in practice
Decarbonizing the Humber industrial cluster will play a big role in the UK's climate goals – and can light the way for clusters around the world, too.
Reducing emissions from industrial clusters can play a major role in helping countries achieve net-zero – and this new 4-step framework can show the way.
Many countries began preventing the export of chemicals during the pandemic – but future success rests on a flexible and equitable trade of supplies.
A giant beach-friendly vacuum cleaner is removing microplastics and waste from South African beaches. Wildlife can get entangled in waste or even eat it.
South Africa is using recycling charities to support those out of a job in the COVID-19 pandemic. Love Our City Klean is one of the incentives supporting those in need.
For one of the biggest threats facing the world, coronavirus is very small. This is how the germ compares for size with other diseases and particles like air pollution.
According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) the ozone layer hole over Antarctica is one of the largest and deepest in the past 15 years.
Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna have been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry after their breakthrough development of 'genetic scissors'.
Here are three steps the chemical and materials sector's leaders can take to enhance the reach and impact of COVID-19 stimulus packages around the world.
The volume of microplastics from paint on steel surfaces that enters the ocean every year could be equivalent to 150-225 billion empty plastic bottles.