Examining biotechnology's contributions to addressing the climate crisis
New approaches are required at almost every level of the economy. Biotechnology has the potential to be a transformative asset in this struggle, offering vital contributions to near-term greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions and revolutionary tools to avert catastrophic climate change in the longer term. New biotech tools, including gene editing and synthetic biology, can be transformative climate solutions in key emerging industry sectors. Policies supporting the development and deployment of biotech climate solutions should be part of any government effort to address climate change.
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