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Recently, we posted the top 10 most downloaded 2017 articles from the ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering Journal. Here we are featuring the articles with the most downloads in 2017 from the Royal Society of Chemistry's journal, Green Chemistry.

 

10.

Baochen Cui, Jianhua Zhang, Shuzhi Liu, Xianjun Liu, Wei Xiang, Longfei Liu, Hongyu Xin, Matthew J. Lefler and Stuart Licht.

Electrochemical Synthesis of Ammonia Directly from N2 and Water Over Iron-Based Catalysts Supported on Activated Carbon  

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (1), pp 298-304       

DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02386J

 

9.

Simelys Hernández, M. Amin Farkhondehfal, Francesc Sastre, Michiel Makkee, ***** Saracco and Nunzio Russo. 

Syngas Production from Electrochemical Reduction of CO2: Current Status and

Prospective Implementation  

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (10), pp 2326-2346  

DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00398F

 

8.

Wei Fang, Sheng Yang, Xi-Luan Wang, Tong-Qi Yuan and Run-Cang Sun.

Manufacture and Application of Lignin-Based Carbon Fibers (LCFs) and Lignin-Based Carbon Nanofibers (LCNFs)

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (8), pp 1794-1827   

DOI: 10.1039/C6GC03206K

 

7. 

Chunmei Li, You Xu, Wenguang Tu, Gang Chen and Rong Xu

Metal-Free Photocatalysts for Various Applications in Energy Conversion and Environmental Purification           

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (4), pp 882-899       

DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02856J

 

6.

Zhuofeng Hu, Zhurui Shen and Jimmy C. Yu.

Phosphorus Containing Materials for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution   

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (3), pp 588-613

DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02825J

 

5.

Patrick A. Julien, Cristina Mottillo and Tomislav Friščić.

Metal–Organic Frameworks Meet Scalable and Sustainable Synthesis      

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (12), pp 2729-2747 

DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01078H

 

4.

Lianqin Wang, Emanuele Magliocca, Emma L. Cunningham, William E. Mustain, Simon D. Poynton, Ricardo Escudero-Cid, Mohamed M. Nasef, Julia Ponce-González, Rachida Bance-Souahli, Robert C. T. Slade, Daniel K. Whelligan and John R. Varcoe.

An Optimized Synthesis of High Performance Radiation-Grafted Anion-Exchange Membranes   

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (3), pp 831-843

DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02526A

 

3.

Gopalakrishnan Kumar, Sutha Shobana, Wei-Hsin Chen, Quang-Vu Bach, Sang- Hyoun Kim, A. E. Atabani and Jo-Shu Chang.

A Review of Thermochemical Conversion of Microalgal Biomass for Biofuels: Chemistry and Processes           

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (1), pp 44-67

DOI: 10.1039/C6GC01937D

 

2.

Roger A. Sheldon.

The E Factor 25 Years On: the Rise of Green Chemistry and Sustainability

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (1), pp 18-42

DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02157C

 

1.

Fei Guo and Per Berglund.

Transaminase Biocatalysis: Optimization and Application

Green Chem., 2017,19 (2), pp 333-360

DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02328B

 

 


   

 

 

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December is a time for reflections on the current year as it rapidly draws to a close, along with anticipation for the year ahead.  The ACS Green Chemistry Institute’s commitment to green and sustainable chemistry and engineering was reinforced through its strategic planning efforts this year.  In collaboration with the GCI Governing Board, ACS staff worked with a consultant to refresh its strategic plan.  The updated plan recognizes the importance of leveraging ACS staff and governance units to more effectively promote the adoption of green and sustainable chemistry and engineering.  This strategy values GCI’s current activities while embracing opportunities to increase the impact of its efforts through enhanced collaborations. 

 

The ACS GCI plays a critical role in helping the ACS achieve its mission of “advancing the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and its people.”  Our hope is that the refreshed GCI plan will enable the Society to more strategically fulfill this mission, which clearly addresses the sustainability of our planet.

 

In looking ahead to 2018, we are thrilled that the Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference will be returning to Portland, Oregon from June 18-20.  Abstract submissions open January 4, and I encourage you to submit your abstracts to one of the 25 symposia offered in Portland. New features for next year’s conference include a Product Showcase and interactive sessions on select green chemistry and engineering topics.  Conference details are available at www.gcande.org.

 

The strength and success of every organization is found in its people.  The passion that my GCI colleagues – David Constable, Jenny MacKellar, Christiana Briddell, Isamir Martinez, and Stephanie Wahl – have for green and sustainable chemistry and engineering is evident in their day-to-day work.  I am honored to work with such a talented team in advancing the Institute’s mission to “Catalyze and enable the implementation of green and sustainable chemistry and engineering throughout the global chemical enterprise and the Society.”

 

Finally, I would like to thank Dr. Kent Voorhees, Chair of the ACS Governing Board, for his guidance and support this year.  Kent has served on the Governing Board in a variety of capacities for 11 years, and we are grateful for his dedicated service to the Institute and his commitment to green and sustainable chemistry and engineering.

 

Thank you for the support, ideas, and suggestions you have shared with me during the past year. I wish everyone joyous holidays!     

 

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