Engineering Plants That Fertilize Themselves to Save the World
95289 Engineering Plants That Fertilize Themselves to Save the World

Engineering Plants That Fertilize Themselves to Save the World




This video was created in partnership with Bill Gates, inspired by his new book “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster.” Find out more here: http://gatesnot.es/3qLlFgq Humans have relied on fertilizers to grow their plants for thousands of years. But the production of synthetic fertilizers also requires an immense amount of energy that comes primarily from fossil fuels and therefore contributes to climate change. So what if we could engineer plants to make their own fertilizers? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
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