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 this organic molecule, inexpensive, environmentally-friendly flow batteries could hold more energy and last longer
Pretty well overall. A new study shows that the impact climate change will have on the supply of wind, hydro, solar, and other renewable energy sources is modest.
Big fish sinking to the bottom of the sea could sequester millions of tons of carbon
New research finds that global energy consumption in 2050 could be reduced to the levels of the 1960s, despite a population 3x larger.
Researchers identified policy tweaks to prevent decarbonization efforts from harming households and small businesses
A cost analysis showed that the fuel could be produced for as little as $2.50 per gallon
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.
Bond markets are beginning to unlock climate finance
Distributing carbon tax revenues on an equal-per-capita basis would reduce the number of people living in extreme poverty worldwide by 6 million
Attributing water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions to countries rather than industrial sectors is a leading example of how the supply chain world warps geography.