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.
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.
by allowing people to buy and sell energy in small increments from, and to, their neighbors
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.
Big fish sinking to the bottom of the sea could sequester millions of tons of carbon
Here’s a coal retirement plan that doesn’t rely on uninvented technology or science-challenged leaders.
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
A solar border would alleviate a range of binational problems. For one, it would have a civilizing effect.
Dynamic windows could do double duty in sustainable building design, cooling and powering at the same time.
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.
The story of energy use, economic growth, and carbon emissions in four charts.