About this Research Topic
For a more sustainable and greener future, many aspects of modern chemistry require a radical overhaul. Chemical pathways need to be reengineering to obtain: (1) a more efficient use of natural resources, (2) a reduction of hazardous/polluting reagents and solvents, and (3) the substitution of fossil fuel resources with renewable alternatives. Achieving all these goals will require the design of novel and efficient catalysts that are active under mild conditions and can be produced sustainably without leading to unacceptably high levels of toxic pollutants.
This Research Topic aims to cover recent advances in various aspects of sustainable
chemical reactions and Catalysis, including (but not limited to):
• Homogenous catalysts for sustainable reaction
• Heterogenous catalysts for sustainable reaction
• Sustainable alternatives to non-earth abundant, toxic and expensive metal catalysts
• Catalysis for environmental applications
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Keywords: Sustainable Catalysis, Catalysis for Environment, Reaction Engineering, Sustainable processes
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