The team found that a mix of established and rookie technologies could cut 85% of emissions from sectors ranging from steel and cement production to chemical manufacturing.
A new study demonstrating how otters slow coastal erosion underscores the far-reaching benefits of reintroducing top predators.
A simple new refinery method separates the components of complex plant matter for processing into economically viable, carbon-neutral biofuels and chemicals.
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Discover Anthropocene’s newest and most forward-looking project: Climate reporting from the future. Live story-telling events and online stories.
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It looks like milk. It tastes like milk. But the ingredients include pineapple juice and cabbage concentrate—brought to you by a team of biochemists and computer scientists.
Spoiler: They found no evidence that rational public discourse distracts people from the systemic changes necessary to decarbonize and reduce energy use across society.
Less frequent laundering may not offset the additional environmental impacts of using antimicrobial silver nanoparticles in textiles.
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.
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The climate change apocalypse problem
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