February 9, 2017
With a growing global population comes increasing demand for the products we use every day. The sixth issue of Creating Chemistry explores the question of how we can sustainably meet this global demand, given the Earth’s limited resources. Can the circular economy and bioeconomy provide the crucial solutions?
The cover story highlights trends, innovative concepts and the latest research approaches that enable products, substances and renewable raw materials to be used as often as possible by feeding them back into economic circulation. In one feature, we visit a BASF production site in England that breeds nematodes – tiny worms that can be used in crop protection to control pests.
Free trade: Does it still matter? A discussion between Karl Brauner, PhD, from the World Trade Organization and Professor Daniel Hamilton from Johns Hopkins University in Washington D.C., USA
Solar thermal power plants can supply electricity even when the sun is not shining. We report on this environmentally friendly technology which experts predict has a bright future.
Fake goods can be a very profitable business. Creating Chemistry explains the strategies companies use to stay one step ahead of the counterfeiters.
Creating Chemistry is published in German, English and Chinese. The print edition is available in airports worldwide and in German trains and is distributed with The Wall Street Journal.
An online version of Creating Chemistry features additional multimedia content relating to the topics covered. For mobile reading, the online magazine can also be viewed on a tablet or smartphone.