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Juan Enriquez:
Using biology to rethink the energy challenge

TEDSalon 2007 Hot Science · 18:10 · Filmed Sep 2007
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Juan Enriquez challenges our definition of bioenergy. Oil, coal, gas and other hydrocarbons are not chemical but biological products, based on plant matter — and thus, growable. Our whole approach to fuel, he argues, needs to change.

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Juan Enriquez thinks and writes about the profound changes that genomics and other life sciences will bring in business, technology, politics and society. Full bio
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