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Chemistry & Materials

Edinburgh-based start-up Celtic Renewables, founded by Dr. Martin Tangney (pictured), is turning waste matter from whisky production into a “next-generation biofuel” — biobutanol. | Image credit: Celtic Renewables

Design experimentation and product innovation for sustainability would be impossible without underlying scientific advances coming out of research labs dedicated to chemical, mechanical and materials engineering. This channel covers green chemistry, new materials and fuels, GMOs and more — all in all, a remarkable set of leading indicators extending the realm of possibilities in meeting the world’s needs.

Mr. Kingsbury is a recognized expert in global sustainability, environmentally preferred purchasing, life cycle thinking, environmental and societal issues associated with plastics and chemicals, and public policy. He has used his wide ranging knowledge of the whole supply chain, from… [Read more about Tony Kingsbury]