Energy & Decarbonization Stories
Capping and/or mitigating global warming requires a rapid shift to low-carbon socio-economic systems. From stories about scaling up renewable energy to pioneering work in solar fuels to carbon capture and storage technologies, Anthropocene magazine aims to be a leading voice in the conversation about this great transition.
Thin coatings of the material could soak up sun in summer months and provide heat to buildings in winter, all without using fuel or electricity
Geoengineering demands a new way of looking at the world—one that can be troubling.
Big fish sinking to the bottom of the sea could sequester millions of tons of carbon
It's all about convenience: MIT researchers identify strategies that increase electrification by fitting it into people’s existing lifestyles
Researchers identified policy tweaks to prevent decarbonization efforts from harming households and small businesses
by allowing people to buy and sell energy in small increments from, and to, their neighbors
An opt-out rather than opt-in model for renewable power programs yields high participation with few downsides
The story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.
The carbon footprint of an online conference is vastly smaller than its in-person counterpart—but it is not zero.
Agrivoltaics could also provide jobs and boost rural livelihoods, while cutting carbon emissions