The Great Decoupling

The Great Decoupling

FEATURE The Great Decoupling Global carbon emissions historically have risen in lockstep with GDP. But in recent years, emissions have stabilized in the absence of economic crises. That is a first. By Robert B. Jackson and colleagues Read...
Rerouting

Rerouting

SCIENCE SHORTS  |  JULY 2017 Rerouting Small changes to flight routes could deliver big climate savings By Lindsey Doermann With small changes to trans-Atlantic flight routes, airlines could reduce their climate impact by up to 10 percent, according to a new study....
Energy subsidies and the G20

Energy subsidies and the G20

SCIENCE SHORTS  | JULY 2017 Do As I Say. Not As I Do Energy subsidies and the G20 By Taylor Dimsdale To preserve any chance of keeping the global average temperature well below 2 degrees Celsius, most of the world’s coal, oil, and natural gas will need to be left in...
Language of the Anthropocene: Cleanweb

Language of the Anthropocene: Cleanweb

LANGUAGE OF THE ANTHROPOCENE clean•web Harnessing the power of the Internet, software, and mobile technologies to shrink our environmental footprint By Prachi Patel In a light-filled, state-of-the-art coworking space two blocks from London’s Trafalgar Square, a few...
Who’s Winning the Clean-tech Race?

Who’s Winning the Clean-tech Race?

DATA COLLECTION  |  OCTOBER 2016 Who’s winning the clean-tech race? You could be forgiven if you thought the European Union—historically a leader on low-carbon finance and policy efforts—would have a competitive edge in clean energy markets. But you would need...