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RSC Clark 01:00:00

From Waste to Wealth Using Green Chemistry

by James Clark
From Waste to Wealth Using Green Chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1321 views
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The world faces the fundamental problems of increasing waste and decreasing resources as it tries to cope with the increasing consumption of a growing population.  It is clear that these challenges can only be met through a fundamentally different a....

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Water - Sharp 00:42:00

People, Pollution and Plumbing

by Liz Sharp
People, Pollution and Plumbing
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 813 views
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Science for the new water management: people, pollution and plumbing

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Hare - CO2 greenhouse gas experiment 00:01:00

A Greenhouse-Gas Experiment

by Jonathan Hare
A Greenhouse-Gas Experiment
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1133 views
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A laboratory demonstration of Carbon Dioxide's effect of global warming.

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RSC Simmonds 01:23:00

A medicine cabinet in your garden?

by Monique Simmonds
A medicine cabinet in your garden?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1048 views
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Professor Monique Simmonds talks about the use of plants and fungi as sources of sustainably harvested medicines

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Africa - Dewar 00:59:00

Africa’s future: do water issues matter?

by Robert Dewar
Africa’s future: do water issues matter?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 816 views
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What will happen in Africa as water demand increases? Robert Dewar is the recently retired UK High Commissioner to Nigeria and former Ambassador to Ethiopia. Robert drew on his considerable experience of working and living in ....

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McAdoo 00:10:00

Ancient tsunamis

by Brian McAdoo
Ancient tsunamis
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 928 views
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The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was not the first of its kind, according to research in Nature. Two groups of scientists have found sedimentary evidence for possible predecessors to the 2004 event in...

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Catalysis at Surfaces - From Atoms to Complexity Lindau-Nobel Gerhard Ertl 2013 00:30:00

Catalysis at Surfaces: From Atoms to Complexity

by Gerhard Ertl
Catalysis at Surfaces: From Atoms to Complexity
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 634 views
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Catalysis by solid surfaces is, among others, of importance for the chemical industry (e.g. the Haber-Bosch process) as well as for environmental chemistry (car exhaust catalyst).  Surface physical techniques enable investigation of the underlying e....

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RSC Shakashiri 01:00:00

Chemistry: A Key to Human Progress

by Bassam Shakhashiri
Chemistry: A Key to Human Progress
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1358 views
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Basic research in science has greatly increased our understanding of nature, expanded frontiers of inquiry, shown us how little we know, triggered creative waves of invention and innovation, and prompted technological breakthroughs that were inconcei....

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Chemistry - L-N - Noyori - Chem 2009 00:31:00

Chemistry: the Key to Our Future

by Ryoji Noyori
Chemistry: the Key to Our Future
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 614 views
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Chemistry is not merely a science of making observations in order to better understand Nature. Our science is creative and productive, generating substances of very high value from almost nothing. Chemists already have made enormous contribution to....

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Leakey 01:07:00

Climate change and extinction

by Richard Leakey
Climate change and extinction
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 884 views
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Today countless protected areas for biodiversity are maintained at huge public and private expense. The question we must consider is whether our protection strategies actually protect when the real threats are related to the current climate change. M....

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Lovelock 01:05:00

Climate change on the living Earth

by James Lovelock
Climate change on the living Earth
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 958 views
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Observations from around the Earth suggest that even the gloomiest predictions of climate change from the 2007 IPCC report may underestimate the seriousness of the changes due this century. In this lecture, Professor James Lovelock discusses the cons....

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Nayar Bhutan 00:04:00

Climate change: Bhutan

by Anjali Nayar
Climate change: Bhutan
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 971 views
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Nature reporter Anjali Nayar hiked for 21 days in Northern Bhutan to find out how this tiny Himalayan nation is dealing with rapidly melting glaciers.

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