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Bacteria help drive Earth's chemical cycles and climate. Viruses drive the bacteria.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

International efforts, including the Paris agreement, may not be able to solve the climate change crisis on their own.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Polar bear looking out from inside a snowy den

Study suggests that if climate change continues unabated, there soon won’t be enough snow in northern Alaska for polar bears to dig birthing dens.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

A month's worth of cool science stories summed up.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Climate change may cause trees to live faster and die younger, releasing their carbon into the atmosphere.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

As the air travel industry grows, we need to find alternative jet fuels that have less of an impact on the planet.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

New research adds to the worry that soil microbes will make climate change worse.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

Preventing losses of electricity as it travels from the source to where it's used could cut greenhouse gas emissions by half a billion metric tons a year.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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