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 their strategy, CO2 pulled from the air is stored in deep, hot, saltwater aquifers; Heat brought to the surface is then used to power the DAC process.
Researchers imagined what would happen if bioenergy crops grew where livestock once roamed. Their findings are striking.
A simple new refinery method separates the components of complex plant matter for processing into economically viable, carbon-neutral biofuels and chemicals.
David Beckham’s $500,000 electric Jaguar conversion could unleash a carbon-free Goliath—the kind that picks up your trash
Community and climate are both important considerations but they don’t always align.
The team found that a mix of established and rookie technologies could cut 85% of emissions from sectors ranging from steel and cement production to chemical manufacturing.
Researchers tried out alternate ways of framing the need for climate-friendly investment to a group of veteran financial professionals. Only optimism moved the needle.
Everything in China happens at scale. That can be good. . .or bad for the world’s carbon budget.
Engineers have shaped a motion energy harvester into synthetic leaves that they say could one day be developed into energy-harvesting artificial trees.
New research shows how habitat-friendly solar energy can safeguard insect populations—and improve pollination services on adjacent farms.