Nanotechnology for a Sustainable World: Global Artificial Photosynthesis as Nanotechnology's Moral Culmination

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Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012 - Technology & Engineering - 217 pages
Does humanity have a moral obligation to emphasise nanotechnology's role in addressing the critical public health and environmental problems of our age? This well crafted book explores this idea by analysing the prospects for a macroscience nanotechno
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
a goal or set of principles?
28
3 Obstacles to nanotechnology for environmental sustainability
66
4 Core normative components of a global NES project
90
5 Nanotechnology for sustainable foodwater and housing
110
6 Equitable access to nanomedicines
127
7 Nanotechnology for global peace and security
142
8 Nanotechnology climate change and renewable energy
153
a Global Artificial Photosynthesis project
171
Bibliography
198
Index
211
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