Unlike computer technology or Information Technology (IT) which has been growing exponentially in development, Green Technology is actually based upon materials science. With the purpose of reducing the green house effect and global warming, environmental technology has much of its backing and research related to simple earth science.
Green technology answers questions of how things grow, what impact they have on the earth, how natural resources can be turned into fuel, and how certain resources can be reused (hopefully again and again) to reduce waste and pollution. Scientists working in the field of Green Technology study and research various topics such as energy efficiency, the environment, sustainability, conservation, recycling, and re-purposing. Continue reading »