Priority areas have been defined in which the chemical sciences can support change. Within these areas, 41 challenges were identified and the role that chemistry will play in providing solutions was examined.
Advancing fundamental scientific knowledge and supporting excellence in chemical science research.
Creating and securing environmentally sustainable energy supplies, and improving efficiency of power generation, transmission and use.
Creating and securing a safe, environmentally friendly, diverse and affordable food supply.
Developing and adapting cities to meet the emerging needs of citizens.
Improving and maintaining accessible health, including disease prevention.
Providing a sustainable route for people to live richer and more varied lives.
Creating and sustaining a supply of sustainable feedstocks, by designing processes and products that preserve resources.
Ensuring the sustainable management of water and air quality, and addressing societal impact on water resources (quality and availability).
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