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.
In more and more pockets of the industrial landscape, the byproducts of one process are becoming the raw materials for another, trash is getting a useful second life, and waste is becoming a thing of the past.
An international competition challenges designers to show that clean energy production and dazzling public art can be one and the same
Putting solar farms on water has benefits, but coupling them with hydropower amps them up and could provide almost half of the world's electricity.
Any climate plan that doesn’t consider this question is bound to fail.
China and Ghana are looking less and less like electronic wastebaskets and more and more like leaders in a powerful, informal green economy
You would need to drive an electric car more than 50,000 km in Quebec and 150,000 km in Germany to outcompete a conventional car in terms of greenhouse gas emissions
How far has opinion moved from climate-change denial toward acceptance and, ultimately, action?
In the past, forest restoration could be informed by what once was. Now we have to make hard decisions about what we’re working toward.
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 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?