Climate Change Stories
From stories about pioneering work in solar fuels and carbon capture, to building resilient coastal infrastructure, to how the insurance industry is rewriting risk management strategies, Anthropocene magazine aims to be a leading voice in the conversation about the global transition to decarbonized economies.
The best way to use a carbon tax to fight climate change would be to set the initial carbon price high, increase it modestly for about a decade, and then let it fall slowly over the next few centuries.
Not at all, researchers find—evidence that casts doubt on the “finite pool of worry” hypothesis
Study reveals that anthropogenic N2O emissions have leapt by 30% over the past four decades
Global paper consumption is rising, and recycling paper uses more fossil fuels than virgin paper. But a switch to renewable energy and better wastepaper disposal practices could drastically cut carbon emissions.
How far has opinion moved from climate-change denial toward acceptance and, ultimately, action?
There's a $1 million prize for anyone that can design a room air conditioner that costs no more than twice what a standard one costs and produces five times less greenhouse gas
The pandemic knocked 2020 emissions back to 2007 levels. An analysis of stimulus policies in 41 countries shows how the savings could be cancelled out—or enhanced.
Survey respondents prefer solutions that target the producers rather than consumers of carbon-intensive goods.
Investments of war and pandemic proportions in direct air capture could reverse the rise in atmospheric CO2 and global temperature before 2100
“Deep learning” algorithms are usually evaluated in terms of accuracy—but some researchers say they should also be judged on their environmental impact.