Making Biodegradable Objects Out of Greenhouse Gases

From Motherboard.

The Next 50 Years: Scientists are innovating solutions to transform harmful greenhouse gases into everyday objects like water bottles, sunglasses and wallets. It all centers around identifying unique bacteria, hidden in all corners of our planet – from inside a rabbit’s stomach to the depth of the ocean.

Researchers are identifying these bacteria and realizing their potential in transforming harmful emissions like CO2 and methane into chemicals that can be used to make a whole host of objects that would have otherwise been created from plastics derived from fossil fuels.

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