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.
You may think of corn as something you slather in butter and salt and wolf down at dinner. But everyone's favorite summertime vegetable has a new look, and it may be reducing our dependence on foreign oil.
In the wake of the financial crisis, the corporate sector has turned its eye towards green energy -- the kind that's clean and sustainable. What steps have businesses taken to drive the growth of this new market?
U.S. President Barack Obama has cited clean energy as the key to economic recovery, but how is the nation promoting clean energy research domestically? It turns out that there's a government office that's already on the case.
Researchers have been working hard over the past several years to develop new forms of alternative energy that are both cheap and environmentally friendly. Is there one fuel in particular that will save you the most?
As two of the most important elements to the sustenance of life on Earth, the sun and water are forever intertwined. Just to name one example, the sun's energy can be used to make water palatable to those who wouldn't be able to drink it otherwise.
Tourism is one of the world's largest exports, but it can often leave the locals with the short end of the stick. Sustainable tourism helps visitors use their vacations to have fun in ways that benefit the local economy and ecology.
While the specifics vary from one industry to the next, there are several generally accepted principles of green engineering that are universal. How much do you know about the discipline of green engineering?