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    Chemistry has always had a central role in the provision of food and energy, materials and medicines. Recent years have increasingly seen chemistry research move towards environmentally friendly, sustainable products and processes, and the focus of the 2018 Gordon Research Conference on Green chemistry is the development of sustainable means for the provision of food, energy and water.

    Image: Erin Dewalt, Lauren Robinson, David Schilter, Rachael Tremlett
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    This Focus examines some of the challenges in scaling-up photovoltaic technologies from the laboratory to the real world and explores upcoming deployment routes.

    Image: Antal Thoma, CSEM
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    This Insight explores practical aspects of automotive battery development, covering topics including battery materials, production processes, battery safety issues, and market needs.

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    Efficient redox catalysis offers an important avenue in using renewable energy to process fuels. To this end, efforts in homogeneous, heterogeneous and microbial catalysis may each advance our fundamental understanding and technological capabilities.

    Image: David Schilter/Rachael Tremlett
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    In preparation for the 2016 US presidential elections, this Focus presents discussions of the possible evolution of US energy policy and the strategic role the US might play in the global context, depending on the result.

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    This Collection highlights recent advances in fundamental understanding of four representative post lithium-ion batteries.

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    This joint Nature Energy and Nature Climate Change Collection showcases research into society’s response to the challenges of the low-carbon energy transition.