The Potential For Carbon-Free Energy Via Biotech

Law360, New York (September 2, 2010, 4:54 PM EDT) -- Around the world, nations have just experienced their hottest summers on record. The scorching heat and the accompanying climatic disasters in Pakistan (too wet) and Russia (too dry) reinforce concerns of scientists and citizens that the globe is warming and that the underlying cause is the world’s insatiable appetite for energy.

The great preponderance of that energy is produced from combustion of fossil fuels, which is the primary source of the greenhouse gas emissions believed to be responsible for global warming. Hence, international, national and local...
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