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Issue 9: Engineer Innovation for a sustainable world

Our civilization is built on oil, coal, and gas. Since the Industrial Revolution we have become dependent on a cheap and plentiful supply of fossil fuels. This special edition explores the role that Simcenter plays in solving the climate emergency by engineering a low-carbon future for our species.

They feed us, light our evenings, fuel our movements, keep us warm in the winter and cool in the summer, and provide endless piles of disposable “things” that we use every day. In the past 250 years, we have released over 1.5 trillion tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere (and oceans). During 2021, atmospheric CO2 concentrations reached a record-level increase of 50% relative to pre-industrial CO2 levels.

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