Carbon in transit tripled between 1995 and 2012—accounting for about 10% of global emissions in 2016
Spoiler: Even the conservative estimates are more than you think.
Desert ecosystems are built around two main ingredients: sunlight and water. Solar panels tinker with both.
Anthropocene Wins an Eddie for Excellence in Journalism & Design
November, 2019 — Anthropocene magazine has won the Eddie Award for best full issue in the non-profit sector at the 2019 Folio Awards, beating out Cancer Today, Memorial Sloan Kettering News, Preservation magazine, and others finalist in the category.
A View from Everywhere All the Time by W.Wayt Gibbs
How different are we after all? by Brandon Keim
Saltwater Aquaculture Moves Inland by Laura Poppick
Trying to make nature valuable has had a disappointing track record by R. David Simpson
These Buildings Generate More Energy Than They Use by Lucy Wang
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Can farmers get the same food production under solar panels that they currently do growing lettuce for your dinner table the old-fashioned way—directly under the sun? There’s an increasing body of research suggesting that they can.
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
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
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