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.
Bond markets are beginning to unlock climate finance
Made of biodegradable, eco-friendly materials, the film scatters sunlight so effectively that it can keep ice cream, and even glacier snow, from melting
And other things made from greenhouse gases
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.
There’s a glaring blind spot in climate-economy models. When they corrected it, researchers discovered a path to a green energy system that’s cheaper than the fossil fuel system it replaces
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.
A geological process with a billion-year track record might boost crop yields and could lock up as much carbon as planting a trillion trees.
Imagine clothes, drones, and electric vehicles powered by solar arrays about the thickness of a lightweight office trash bag
With this organic molecule, inexpensive, environmentally-friendly flow batteries could hold more energy and last longer
You could be forgiven if you thought the European Union—historically a leader on low-carbon finance and policy efforts—would have a competitive edge in clean energy markets. But you would need to think again.