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.
First amp up R&D then fade in a carbon tax
Researchers found that just one cubic meter of seawater has the same cooling energy as a solar farm the size of 68 football fields—or 21 wind turbines.
The pause of 2020 enabled low-carbon power growth to get ahead of electricity demand growth
Researchers have found a way to convert the renewable construction material into a renewable energy producer.
Researchers identified policy tweaks to prevent decarbonization efforts from harming households and small businesses
China and Ghana are looking less and less like electronic wastebaskets and more and more like leaders in a powerful, informal green economy
A new study puts some numbers on what would constitute a climate-friendly recovery package
Cannabis growing regulations often focus on drug policy, producing unintended environmental consequences
The new, efficient technique could slash agricultural and transportation carbon emissions and be rolled out in communities and on individual farms
Pictures make a story come alive—and in the climate change story, one of the main characters is invisible. Carbon Visuals helps people “see” the carbon dioxide that’s trapping heat in Earth’s atmosphere.