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Considering the problem we have with the accumulation of atmospheric carbon dioxide, it makes sense to try and turn it into energy, for which we have a great appetite and a diminishing supply. If we could only convert the CO2 to energy, then we wouldn’t need to burn the fuel that produces so much of it. But can that be done?
As any schoolchild knows, green plants do exactly that every day. So it makes sense that an engineered biological process should be able do it too. Developers of algae-based fuels and researchers have been exploring this possibility, using various approaches such as genetically modified organisms at the University of Georgia and artificial photosynthesis at MIT. Still, success seems a long way off.
But a joint venture of British and American companies is developing a process that can do this to commercial scale in a just a few years. Read more