Mike Stearns, chairman of the San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority, checks the soil moisture on land he manages near Firebaugh, Calif in this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo.  A new study reports that soil microbes worldwide are increasing their emissions of carbon dioxide, mainly because higher temperatures caused by climate change.
Mike Stearns, chairman of the San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority, checks the soil moisture on land he manages near Firebaugh, Calif in this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo. A new study reports that soil microbes worldwide are increasing their emissions of carbon dioxide, mainly because higher temperatures caused by climate change. Rich Pedroncelli AP
Mike Stearns, chairman of the San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority, checks the soil moisture on land he manages near Firebaugh, Calif in this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo. A new study reports that soil microbes worldwide are increasing their emissions of carbon dioxide, mainly because higher temperatures caused by climate change. Rich Pedroncelli AP

Here’s another climate change concern: Superheated bugs in the soil, belching carbon

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