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Planet SOS: Can GMO plants stop global warming?

Apart from slashing emissions, scientists are working on solutions including genetically-modified plants that can soak up more carbon dioxide.

Much of the focus on reducing global warming has been on cutting fossil fuel consumption.

But scientists in California are working on genetically-modifying plants to help soak up greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide.

If successful, it could be an important step in slowing global warming.

Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports from La Jolla, California.