‘Playing God’ with the climate?

Biotech supremo Craig Venter’s latest foray into “synthetic life” is raising all sorts of questions within the domain of medical and scientific ethics.

One of the potential uses which he’s looking at for synthetic bacteria – sucking carbon dioxide from the atmosphere – potentially also breaks new ground in the ethics of human effects on the natural world… – read the rest on BBC News

A great article on the subject of Geo Engineering and the prospect of us overdoing it and the extreme consequences.