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.
To protect forests, sequester carbon, and produce protein, consider mushrooms on trees
New research weighs up the potential of mycoforestry: The only form of protein production that actually sequesters carbon
Researchers devise a scheme to treat carbon debt like financial debt
If you want to take out a carbon “loan” (that is, emit more carbon than the 1.5 °C budget allows) you’ll have to pay interest on it
Reshoring solar panel production could help the U.S. meet its climate goals
In a life-cycle analysis of solar panel manufacturing, researchers find domestically produced panels have a smaller carbon footprint than imported ones.
Strategic EV charging could eliminate the need for costly new infrastructure
If everyone charges their EV at the same time, it could break the grid. Researchers have come up with a simple, elegant solution to the problem
Extreme weather shifts voting patterns in Europe
Drawing on polling data across 34 countries, researchers were able to connect extreme weather to increasing Green Party support.
Inside Europe’s people-powered green transition
A quantitative analysis of citizen-led sustainable energy initiatives reveals surprising heft
Climate cardiology could change the daily practice of medicine and mitigation
Recommendations to improve cardiovascular health and lessen climate change are remarkably similar
The most detailed life cycle analysis of food waste ever offers eye-popping revelations
Food waste contributes half of the annual carbon released by the entire global food system—a staggering 9.3 gigatons, double previous estimates
People don’t know what climate experts are talking about
Simpler language and more context could aid public understanding of climate change
What type of pet food takes the biggest bite out of carbon budgets?
A broad survey of more than 600 types of pet foods shows that overall, dry diets are more sustainable than wet food for cats and dogs.