Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions (GC/CS) is an ambitious project, launched by ACS in 2008, to identify the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges, and explore the solutions emerging from chemistry.
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Updated constantly, this website and podcast, available on iTunes, monitors scientific developments and breakthroughs in the global struggle for sustainability. GC/CS is an ongoing saga of chemistry for life — chemistry that truly matters.
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May 28, 2013
It may be the 21st century, with all its technological marvels, but 6 out of every 10 people on Earth still do not have access to flush toilets or other adequate sanitation that protects the user and the surrounding community from harmful health effects, a new study has found. The research, published in ACS’ journal Environmental Science & Technology, says the number of people without access to improved sanitation is almost double the previous estimate. More »
GC/CS continues in 2013, with updates to each of our 12 topics. Submit suggestions on new research to feature in the updates to