Buried away: deep soil holds surprisingly much CO2, but warming is bad news

Soils can store a lot of carbon, but not if temperatures continue to rise.

Natural batteries formed Mars’ organic carbon

Still no aliens. But this is definitely a cool find!

Using land displaced by biofuels to grow trees is much better for climate, say researchers

I like trees.

Curbing climate change: carbon storage is good, forests are oft-times better

If it ain’t broken, don’t replace it with a powerplant.

Grasslands could overtake forests as the most reliable carbon sink ecosystems

But this doesn’t mean we should stop focusing on forests — on the contrary.

The Milky Way seems to be full of toxic ‘space grease’

The universe is stickier than scientists used to think.

Ancient volcanism shows our emissions can trigger a mass marine extinction

Ancient volcanism offers a glimpse into the future effects of climate change.

Help win the war (for our planet) by planting a Climate Victory Garden

Fighting climate change is as easy as growing some food!

Trump Administration shuts down CO2 monitoring program, as greenhouse gas levels skyrocket

It’s a damn shame.

Pee, Poop, and Perspiration Will Be Useful in Traveling to Mars

Astronauts’ waste will not be wasted.

Silicon-based life on Earth? Only artificially, so far — but maybe natural on other planets

A team of researchers forced bacteria to create carbon-silicon bonds, and their experiment showcases why life on our planet chose carbon.

“Felting” carbon nanotubes could finally allow us to use the wonder-material at large

Carbon nanotubes are one of the most promising materials humanity is looking into today — problem is, they tend to break when mixed with anything else.

Hard-pressed by humans, rainforests lost their ability to act as carbon sinks

Instead, they now release around 8% of global emissions.

Exotic carbon molecule has six bonds, breaking the four-bond limit

This molecule doesn’t play by the rules.

Australian researchers develop harder-than-diamond artificial diamond

Blinging hard!

Comprehensive study finds that sustainable eating could save the planet

Cutting down on meat could drastically reduce global warming.

Scientists coax bacteria towards silicon-based life

Silly bacteria, carbon-based life is best life!

NASA prepares mission to intercept asteroid

NASA is preparing for a potentially game-changing mission: intercepting an asteroid and bringing a sample back home.

Transportation takes lion share of carbon emissions in U.S. after 40 years — both good and bad news

Basically, it’s because coal is done and gone.

Google used DeepMind to cut their electricity bill by a whopping 15%

That adds up to a lot of money.