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September 21st, 2006

Science, sustainability and the freedom to doubt

Abstract:
Sir Harold Kroto came from the Florida State University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry to give a lecture titled "Science, Society and Sustainability," on September 11, featuring a photograph of a field full of dumped refrigerators and a chart showing the sustainability quotients of technological instruments. The chart assigned positive or negative numbers to each item according to its environmental impact. "Where are all your old cell phones, computers, TVs?" he asked the audience. "We're going to have to start recycling things."

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McGill University

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