By tweaking a key plant hormone, researchers believe we can grow crops that burrow deeper into the soil, lock up carbon, clean up pollution, and more.
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 painstakingly analyzed the biodiversity footprint of 151 dishes. They found that even the vegetarian ones can exact a high price.
It's time to upgrade not just our technology, but also our collective imagination.
Discover Anthropocene’s newest and most forward-looking project: Climate reporting from the future. Live story-telling events and online stories.
Scientists are trying to pull methane from thin air to make CO2. It’s a surprisingly good idea.
Conventional HVAC systems require airtight buildings; in this new system, energy savings and increased fresh air to go hand in hand
Engineers show that grinding rocks in the presence of pure carbon dioxide could trap as much carbon as a forest the size of Germany
What if evolution isn’t linear, as Charles Darwin proposed when he first sketched the tree of life?
Amphibious architecture responds to floods like ships to a rising tide, floating on the water’s surface.
The godlike powers of geoengineering irrevocably change the human’s relationship with Planet Earth.
What is the optimal rollout of carbon taxes and research subsidies to speed up the transition to a low-carbon economy?
Welcome to the brave new world of artificial intelligence for conservation.
The rise of fast fashion and the technology that needs to change to keep your clothes out of the garbage.
Some economies may be quietly, and surprisingly approaching a phenomenon economists call “peak stuff.
What if we could transform cement from a climate wrecker into a carbon sponge?
The climate change apocalypse problem
The word “anthropocene” has become the closest thing there is to common shorthand for this turbulent, momentous, unpredictable, hopeless, hopeful time—duration and scope still unknown
How might science fiction constructively contribute to the Human Age?