Addressing the Climate Crisis Through Engineering Biology

Publication Date: February 2024 | Originally published in npj Climate Action.

A companion piece to Engineering Biology for Climate & Sustainability: A Research Roadmap for a Cleaner Future, this publication features discussion of engineering biology research and development opportunities to impact climate change and long-term environmental sustainability, including why and how engineering biology and subsequent biotechnologies should be among the most prominent of approaches to overcoming the climate crisis. This publication also helps to contextualize the roadmap and advancement in engineering biology with broader policy, investment, and social considerations.

Citation: Aurand, E.R., Moon, T.S., Buan, N.R. et al. Addressing the climate crisis through engineering biology. npj Clim. Action 3, 9 (2024).

Keywords: engineering biology, synthetic biology, industrial biotechnology, agriculture, food, environment, energy, biotechnology, bioeconomy, roadmap, climate, sustainability, mitigation, adaptation, resilience, materials, transportation, greenhouse gases, pollution, conservation.

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