The paper was prepared on the basis of Professor Gerhard Ertl’s lecture delivered during the 23th annual Central European Conference ECOpole’14.
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Deputy/ Managing Editor Marina V. Frontasyeva, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, RU
Editorial Advisory Board Beáta Brestenská, Comenius University, Bratislava, SK Milan Kraitr, Western Bohemian University, Plzen, CZ Witold Wacławek, Society of Ecological Chemistry and Engineering, Opole, PL
Editors Chemistry Karel Kolař, University of Hradec Králové, Hradec Králové, CZ
Didactics Milan Kraitr, Western Bohemian University, Plzen, CZ
Ecology Witold Wacławek, Society of Ecological Chemistry and Engineering, Opole, PL
Heavy metals and radionuclides Marina V. Frontasyeva, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, RU
Microbiology Alicja Machnicka, University of Bielsko-Biala, Bielsko-Biała, PL
Renewable energy sources Maria Wacławek, Opole University, Opole, PL
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