Green Science is the application of eco-friendly thinking to scientific disciplines. Learn about global warming, pollution and other impacts on nature and the planet, plus what we can do to combat them.
The Clean Air Act Is Being Challenged. Will SCOTUS Protect It?
No Worm Necessary: Plastic Whale Will Take You Fishing for Trash
Your Vacation Photos Can Help Save Endangered Species
The Surge in Fossil Fuels Could End Radiocarbon Dating
Worldwide Droughts Uncover Ancient Relics, Ruins and Remains
Arizona's Grand Falls Gushes to Life Again
Drought, Climate Change Threaten the Future of U.S. Hydropower
Could Virtual Power Plants Help Stabilize the U.S. Energy Grid?
Could Giant Sea Kelp Be the Next Biofuel Source?
How Sinking Carbon-storing Seaweed Can Help Fight Climate Change
Donate Your Hair to Help Keep Our Water Clean
A New Green Solution for Dyeing Blue Denim
Reducing the amount of methane that human activities are adding to the atmosphere could have a quick impact on global warming, if everything goes as planned.
By Jeff Nesbit
The Montreal Protocol treaty signed in the '80s halted the destruction of the ozone layer. In the process, it prevented Earth from becoming nearly 1 degree hotter.
A lead author on the newly released IPCC report explains what the warnings mean.
By Robert Kopp
More than 230 scientists read 14,000-plus research papers to write the upcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Here's what you need to know and why it's so important.
The UK is considering taxing frequent fliers to help lower airline emissions. But will a tax even help curb greenhouse gases?
There is good news, too, though. If President-elect Joe Biden sticks to his pledge of "net zero" U.S. emissions by 2050, the Paris Agreement goals could be within reach.
Beavers have long had a bad rap for building dams that wreak havoc on the environment. But now those dams are linked to warming temperatures in the tundra, and that's bad news.
Experts expect more than 1 billion climate refugees by the year 2050. Where will they go and how will the world feed, clothe and shelter them?
Africa's Great Green Wall, which will be Earth's largest living structure once complete, has been designed to save the continent from desertification and encroachment by the Sahara.
Bill Nye says he quit his day job at Boeing to engage young people in science literacy. And he's still fighting that fight today.
Though certain parks or preserves have gotten the International Dark Sky Place designation before, this remote South Pacific island became the first entire country to be so honored.
Earth is a complex place, and its climate follows suit. That may explain why many of us are still confused about climate change. Think you can tell the facts from myths? Find out with this quiz.
By Mark Mancini
Rising sea levels, increased flood and extreme heat are all signs of climate change. Cities are trying some innovate strategies to cope with and mitigate these events.
By Dave Roos
Scientists are hoping two enzymes are the key to breaking down huge amounts of plastic.
Global warming and climate change are terms often treated like synonyms, but they have different meanings. We'll explain the difference and why both are so important to know.
By Mark Mancini
Some cities, even large ones, are making big strides in improving air quality.
By Loraine Fick