No, this isn’t grass of the Prop. 19 sort, but rather a proposed feat of bioengineering wizardry that would siphon large amounts of atmospheric carbon dioxide, offsetting fossil fuel emissions, and generally being good for the planet and stuff.

In recently published research, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s Christer Jansson maintains that

“we need to explore the extent to which plants, and specifically genetically engineered plants, can reduce levels of atmospheric carbon.”

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