Margaret Osborne of Smithsonian Magazine reports on a startup that is using genetically modified trees to capture carbon.
- Living Carbon is a San Francisco-based startup that has created genetically modified poplar trees that sequester more CO2 than traditional trees.
- According to one study, Living Carbon’s trees were able to capture 27% more carbon dioxide than unmodified trees.
- Earlier this month Living Carbon launched its tree planting campaign in Georgia and plans to plant 4 to 5 million trees by the middle of next year.
Read the full article here.