The Dreyfus Foundation has organized a symposium on Environmental Chemistry, the topic of the 2021 Dreyfus Prize, that will be held at the spring national meeting of the American Chemical Society on Tuesday, March 22, 2022.

The distinguished speakers are Paul Anastas (Yale), James G. Anderson (Harvard, recipient of the 2021 Dreyfus Prize), Barbara Finlayson-Pitts (University of California, Irvine), Vicki Grassian (University of California, San Diego), Frank Keutsch (Harvard), Francois Morel (Princeton), Dustin Schroeder (Stanford), and John Seinfeld (California Institute of Technology).

The anticipated agenda is provided below. For up-to-date information including how to attend, please visit the ACS meeting website.

Note: All times shown are Pacific.

8:30 am: Matthew Tirrell, The University of Chicago: introductory remarks

8:35 am: Barbara Finlayson-Pitts, University of California, Irvine
Atmospheric Chemistry and the Fundamental Chemical Sciences

9:10 am: Vicki Grassian, University of California, San Diego
Interfacial and Multiphase Environmental Chemistry

9:45 am: John Seinfeld, California Institute of Technology
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics: Air Pollution to Climate Change

10:30 am: Dustin Schroeder, Stanford University
Observing the Evolving Subsurface Environments of Ice Sheets with Ice Penetrating Radar

11:05 am: Francois Morel, Princeton University, The Effect of Ocean Acidification on Marine Phytoplankton

2:00 pm: Paul Anastas, Yale University
Green Chemistry: The “And Therefore” of Environmental Chemistry

2:35 pm: Frank Keutsch, Harvard University
Chemical Intervention Via Stratospheric Aerosol Injection: Risk and Efficacy of Non-Sulfate Materials

3:10 pm: James G. Anderson, Harvard University
Quantitative Forecasts of Risk Triggered by Climate Change Resulting from Fossil Fuel Use