Addressing Climate Change

There are more than 5 trillion pieces of plastic floating in our oceans. The U.S. transportation sector leads all other sectors in greenhouse gas emissions. Diseases that thrive in hot weather are killing important staple crops. Our reliance on products derived from fossil fuels is harming our planet.

Climate change is real but through biotechnology, we can meet these challenges head-on by making the same reliable plastics, foods, and fuels with less environmental impact.

Press Releases
November 15, 2022
The next farm bill offers an opportunity to examine innovation’s influence on the resiliency of our economy in the face of global challenges, BIO wrote in a statement for the record to the Senate Agriculture Committee's Nov. 15 hearing on energy and rural development programs in the 2023 farm bill,…
November 14, 2022
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce that Beth Ellikidis has joined BIO as Vice President, Agriculture and Environment. In her role, Beth will lead the policy and market access strategies for BIO’s Agriculture and Environment section, which includes member…
November 3, 2022
Awards Recognize Innovators in Agricultural, Environmental and Industrial Biotechnology   The Biotechnology Innovation Organization today announced Dr. Annie Tsong, chief strategy & product officer at Amyris, as the winner of this year’s Rosalind Franklin Award for Leadership in…
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Letters, Comments & Testimony
November 29, 2022
A coalition of groups, including BIO and several of its member companies, wrote Senate leaders urging confirmation of Doug McKalip as Chief Agricultural Negotiator for USTR and Alexis Taylor as Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs at USDA.