In the fight against climate change, don't overlook biotech
Last updated 6/3/2021 at 9:58am
President Biden has already laid out an ambitious climate change agenda. With a series of early executive orders, he set the stage for a ban on oil and gas drilling on federal land, an end to fossil fuel subsidies, and a transition to electric engines in government vehicles.
But more is needed. President Biden and his administration need to take concerted actions to advance an area of research that could prove decisive in battling climate change: biotechnology.
In recent years, scientists have found a host of surprising and innovative ways that biotechnology can be used to reduce emissions,...