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.
Innovations in automaking are already incorporating carbon dioxide into new vehicles you can buy today, from the body to the tires, from the fittings to the fuel in the tank.
The story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.
Lots of U.S. fossil fuel electricity infrastructure is already relatively old and closer to its typical lifespan than is the case in other countries.
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.
To clean up our carbon mess, we don’t just need more forests, we need better forests in the right places
Zapping catalysts with microwaves help them extract hydrogen from plastic waste and from water
The carbon footprint of an online conference is vastly smaller than its in-person counterpart—but it is not zero.
Any climate plan that doesn’t consider this question is bound to fail.
It is metal-free, it degrades on demand for recycling—and does an end-run around the ethical and environmental problems that plague lithium-ion
On multiple environmental measures, “peecycling” almost always comes out ahead