Stephen Lacey
Stephen Lacey

Stephen Lacey

Stephen Lacey is the co-founder and executive editor of Latitude Media. He’s a veteran journalist, editor and producer who’s been making audio programming about climate change for a decade and a half. He is also the host of The Carbon Copy, a show that explains the changing planet through the lens of current events.

Stephen is a former editor at Renewable Energy World, Climate Progress and Greentech Media. He has helped launch more than a dozen podcasts about the intersection of climate, technology, business and politics. He is the former host of The Energy Gang and The Interchange.

Stephen Lacey is a contributing writer to Latitude Media.
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Investor Andrew Beebe talks AI-fueled geothermal and ‘the edge of the possible’

Beebe thinks AI will unlock more clean, firm power — while also sparking a new era of generative science.

A macro view on the state of climate tech

We have the solutions to slash 90% of emissions. Which tech is ready to scale, and which tech is behind schedule?

The Carbon Copy
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AI's main constraint: Energy, not chips

As hyperscalers scramble to build new data centers, experts agree that energy is a major bottleneck — but the technologies exist to serve new loads cleanly.

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Energy is now the ‘primary bottleneck’ for AI

A year ago, there was a scramble for chips. Now, it’s for energy.

The Carbon Copy
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Can you beat these venture capitalists at our news quiz?

VCs from Energy Impact Partners and Prelude Ventures go head-to-head in a climate tech news quiz. Where do you stack up?

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An influx of EVs. Surging peaks. Can AI help?

The grid may never get an AI superbrain, but a wave of automation is here. Here’s how it can meet new grid challenges.

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The rise of heat batteries

Could intermittent renewables, bricks, and heating coils be the solution to industrial decarbonization?

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Inside Apple’s failed car program

After a decade of trying to build an autonomous car, Apple finally killed Project Titan. What happened?

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The Latitude: Could government rules mess with green hydrogen's growth?

The industry in the U.S. is split over whether new requirements will prevent projects from penciling out.

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Data is the achilles heel for AI in the power system

Utilities are awash in data. How can they unlock it faster?

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New demand is straining the grid. Here’s how to tackle it.

As utilities scramble to meet new demand, a former Microsoft VP is exploring creative ways to unlock new grid capacity.

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Are batteries the new oil?

As countries race to control battery storage supply chains, many worry about replicating the geopolitical risks of oil. But there are differences from fossil fuels.

Views on the $1.8 trillion clean energy economy

Some optimistic and cautionary takes on the investment trends guiding the energy transition

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Frontier Forum: Diving into the booming transferable tax credit market

A wide-ranging conversation with Crux’s Alfred Johnson on the trends that are reshaping tax finance.