Canal March

Chemistry and Sustainable Development

Luis Oro

"All our life and energy comes from chemistry", from this statement the scientist Luis Oro details and documents the presence of this discipline in several of our daily activities. Industry, technology and medical-sanitary advances are made possible by chemical processes and research. The speaker highlights the creative component of this science and emphasizes that one of the challenges is to lay the foundations for a sustainable development of the planet. In the second part of the session, examples of the alteration of natural cycles by man are given and the importance of modifying our consumption habits is argued.

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