Mountains & Molecules, Dr. Arlene Blum, biophysical chemist, author, and mountaineer, is the executive director of the Green Science Policy Institute and a Research Associate in Chemistry at UC Berkeley.

Mountains & Molecules, Dr. Arlene Blum, biophysical chemist, author, and mountaineer, is the executive director of the Green Science Policy Institute and a Research Associate in Chemistry at UC Berkeley.

Jul 15, 2020

The Institute brings together business, government, scientists and citizens groups to support chemical policies to protect human health and the global environment. Blum’s research and policy work with the Institute has contributed to preventing the use of flame retardants and other harmful chemicals in children’s sleepwear, furniture, electronics, and other products world-wide.