Today, listen to the last two radio stories in the Marketplace series “Plan B: Adapting to a Warmer World.” Visit marketplace.org for local stations and air times of the Plan B series.

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More ice helps save polar bears
Ice melting in the Arctic is forcing polar bears to go farther to hunt for food or forage inland, making many of them starve. In our last installment of the Plan B series, Janet Babin explores how scientists are combating their extinction.

Engineering solutions to climate change
Scientists have come up with several potentially viable solutions to the climate crisis that could change things without you having to change your lifestyle. These “geo-engineering” initiatives are varied: from enormous mirrors to reflect the suns rays, to tiny particles that bolster a depleted atmosphere, to creating algae fields that will work overtime at consuming CO2. Marketplace reports on why the scientists don’t want you talking about these solutions.

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