Engineered Plants that Efficiently Store Carbon

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Plants have evolved the capability to convert atmospheric CO2 into biopolymers and therefore represent distributed systems for carbon removal that are highly scalable. Wolfgang Busch, Ph.D., Associate Professor Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Laboratory, Salk Institute, explains the possibilities of efficient carbon storage in plants. Series: "Exploring Ethics" [Show ID: 33883]

So I'm good how are we going to do this making plans 20 times more efficient to store common stably so so the first part of this is to actually find a multi cruel that is not easily the greatest so that fungi or bacteria I typically not very efficient integrating and when using the common dioxide so we want that the plan actually fixes the CO 2 like it already does inputs into a material that is stable in the soil pride and the material that we have fallen through preliminary experiments and and data is actually called sober and it is it is it is a polymer so it contains a lot of carbon atoms in its molecular structure and it is very very very Brazilian too decomposition so it is one of the most long is that common forms and ...

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