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Dow Chemical: Why the International Year of Chemistry is Key (video interview)

7:21 AM MST | February 4, 2011 | By ALEX SCOTT

Jerome A. Peribere, Dow Chemical's president and CEO of Advanced Materials and exeutive v.p. of the group, in the first video below gives an interview with CW's Alex Scott explaining why the United Nations International Year of Chemistry is so important.

Peribere argues that recognition of the potential benefits of chemistry to tackle big issues such as climate change and nutrition if chemistry is to . In the second video - Peribere presents the case to delegates at the IYC launch event in Paris that chemistry is sustainable and must be embraced by policy makers and the public.

Peribere: Interview with CW's Alex Scott in Paris at the exhibition zone for the
launch of IYC at Unesco's headquarters in Paris, January 27.
(approx. 3 minutes)

Peribere: Gives a keynote presentation to about 500 delegates, many from
academia and industry, at Unesco's headquarters in Paris on January 27.
(approx. 13 minutes).

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