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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
Most scientists agree that man-made climate change is a real phenomenon, but most people respond to their dire warnings by figuratively sticking their heads in the sand. Could the problem lie in the severity of their message? In other words, are we scaring people into inaction?
It is not always easy to go green, but we can help. Green your shopping pictures show easy tips on how to change your shopping list and go green. Click on to see pictures on how to green your shopping.
Most scientists agree that human interference in the environment has something to do with the recent trend of rising temperatures on the Earth. If we got ourselves in this pickle, what can we do about it?
Recycling proponents tell us that everything that can be recycled should be. Some items, however, can use more energy to recycle than it would cost to make new ones. Are we better off throwing some things away?
If we all paused to look around before beginning to read this article, chances are our eyes would land on plastic. Or our hands would be resting on it as we glanced around. Will anything ever take the place of plastic?