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Conference cycle « Cellulose, the intelligent raw material for the XXI century »
Idea by Daniel Samain | added on Jul 20, 2010 03:17PM
In order to survive, we will have to enter into a new age, that of renewable resources. Among those, Cellulose with more than 80 billion tons bio-produced each year is, by far, the most abundant and the most versatile.
It is widely recognized that humankind has been through different “ages”, the Stone Age, the Bronze Age, the Iron Age etc... We are currently within the age of oil and fossil resources. As a specie, we are threatened though by their foreseeable disappearance and we will have, in order to survive, to enter into a new age, that of renewable resources. Among those, Cellulose with more than 80 billion tons bio-produced each year is, by far, the most abundant and the most versatile. Our societies will learn to thrive tomorrow on the reasoned use of cellulose or they may well disappear.
The various aspects of cellulose will be developed in a cycle of three conferences
1) Let’s be non realistic, let’s prepare with cellulose, the survival and the future economic competitiveness of our societies.
2) “Back to the tree”, cellulose the hidden treasure…
3) Human civilizations, a simple glucose issue…, which may well turn sour
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