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.
With its use of low-cost, non-toxic materials, the new molten-salt battery could offer cheaper grid storage than rivals
Lithium-sulfur batteries can store 5x more energy than their lithium-ion counterparts and are more environmentally friendly. This sweet maneuver could get them market-ready by boosting longevity.
An opt-out rather than opt-in model for renewable power programs yields high participation with few downsides
New study tackles the question: What’s the cheapest way to eliminate carbon emissions based on present-day costs?
How far has opinion moved from climate-change denial toward acceptance and, ultimately, action?
The material that built the modern world is due for an upgrade. What if we could transform cement from a climate wrecker
into a carbon sponge?
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
A new study finds that a primary culprit has been rising gas prices—spurring denser development in communities across the country.
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.
Made of biodegradable, eco-friendly materials, the film scatters sunlight so effectively that it can keep ice cream, and even glacier snow, from melting