ACS National Meeting Symposium: Water Scarcity
Sep30

ACS National Meeting Symposium: Water Scarcity

SYMPOSIUM WATER SCARCITY: Challenges for Agriculture ACS NATIONAL MEETING in SAN DIEGO, CA AUGUST 25, 2019  “Water scarcity is one of the greatest challenges of the twenty-first century.” FAO 2017 Agriculture is both a source and a victim of water scarcity. Currently half of the world’s population is living in areas that experience water scarcity for at least one month a year; about 70% of global water withdrawals are already...

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Chemistry of Water

The ACS opened the call for papers for the 258th ACS National Meeting in San Diego, California (August 25-29, 2019).  Division of Environmental Chemistry, ENVR is hosting 22 symposia surrounding the meeting theme, “Chemistry of Water,” an Emerging Investigators Symposium by the RSC Environmental Science Journals, and a General Environmental Chemistry poster session.  The link for further information about the symposiums is...

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Symposium: Water Scarcity: Challenges for Agriculture
Jan22

Symposium: Water Scarcity: Challenges for Agriculture

Purpose of Symposium “Water scarcity is one of the greatest challenges of the twenty-first century.” FAO 2017 Agriculture is both a source and a victim of water scarcity. Currently half of the world’s population is living in areas that experience water scarcity for at least one month a year; about 70% of global water withdrawals are already allocated to agriculture and livestock production; and a third of the world’s groundwater...

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Science of Sexual Harassment
Apr11

Science of Sexual Harassment

The Women Chemists’ Committee (WCC) and Chemical and Engineering News (C&EN) put on a special session at the Spring ACS National Meeting in New Orleans, LA in which the prevalence of sexual harassment in chemical fields was described and mitigation measures were discussed. Stephanie Hare, a graduate student at UC Davis, was one of the co-organizers and session co-chairs. The event was very well attended – at times the venue...

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