The extreme genetic engineering industry of Synthetic Biology (Syn Bio) is shrugging off earlier pretensions that it would usher in a clean, green ’post-petroleum’ economy. Now they are partnering with big oil, coal, gas and mining interests. As the extreme biotech industry and the extreme extraction industry move towards deeper collaboration, the safety risks and climate threats emanating from both will start to become ever more entangled. This report details this emerging fossilbiotech alliance.
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Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, ETC Group
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