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Plastikfresser und Turbobäume: Wie wir das Klima retten, den Müll aus dem Meer holen und den ganzen Rest auch noch glänzend hinbekommen



Synthetic Biology: Looking to Nature for the Next Industrial Revolution: 

Climate change, the defining challenge of our time, affecting every person and living being on Earth, let's be honest: the ideal moment to tackle this issue has passed. We have messed this up terribly! Now we only have 7 years left to clean up our act. Meaning radically Reducing our carbon footprint, Removing excess CO2 from the atmosphere and Repairing climate tipping points. 

Lets use Biology to restore our Balance with Nature without giving up Modern Creature Comforts

This is where Synthetic Biology comes in—a groundbreaking field that combines engineering with biology to create new biological systems, enabling us to grow everything we need, from biofuels, to leather, to cement directly from nature with radically lower carbon footprints as part of a true circular economy

To limit global warming, we need to transform our industrial and economic landscapes and radically break free from fossil fuels. Ideally we will do this without drastic economic pain during the transition to a green economy. To many economists and climate scientists this thesis seems impossible, boderline delusional. 

From Bacteria Eating Plastic to Supertrees sucking more Carbon out of the Atmosphere to climate-proofing Bananas and Mammoths restoring the Arctic, this book explains how engineering Biology can lead to groundbreaking innovations in climate action.

We are in the Middle of an Industrial Revolution built by Biology
that will be more profound than the Digital Revolution.

It will enrich our lives in ways we can't even imagine today. 

As seen: No.1 Bestseller on Amazon 


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A snapshot of my latest academic publications
Kronen Zeitung
Kleine Zellen können Klimawandel stoppen
Weltrettung aus dem Genlabor
Salzburger Nachrichten
Klimawandel stoppen ohne Verzicht?
Die Presse
Klimaschutz aus dem Genlabor
News Magazin
Mit Turbobäume in eine rosige Zukunft
Schwäbische Zeitung
Wir können einen Baum genetisch so manipulieren,
dass er mehr CO2 speichert


Turbobäume als Klimalösung - ORF ZIB Klima
Mit Plastikfressern die Welt retten? - Cafe Puls 4
Kann Synthetische Biologie die Welt Retten - Ö3-Wecker
Synthetische Biologie zu Gast bei Mahlzeit Burgenland

Plastikfresser werden unser Leben retten - Krone TV

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"First came the Industrial Revolution, then Computers - and
now Synthetic Biology. This Book is a Must-Read for Anyone interested in the Future"

Prof. George Church Harvard University

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