Go Green

Find out everything there is to know about how to go green and stay updated on the latest green news with the comprehensive articles and informative features at LiveScience.com. Learn more about ways to help the environment as scientists continue to make amazing discoveries about green technology.
Read More

Latest Articles

Math Predicts How Climate Change Effects Plants
Caroline Farrior studies trees

January 24th, 2015
Caroline Farrior uses math to understand the old plants play in the global carbon cycle so scientists will be able to predict the path of climate change.
Read More »
2015 Begins With CO2 Above 400 PPM Mark
Carbon dioxide levels chart 2015
January 13th, 2015
Atmospheric CO2 levels have already passed the 400 ppm mark in 2015, and it's only January.
Read More »
New Lakes Discovered Under Greenland's Ice Hint at Warming
Greenland lake crater
January 21st, 2015
The discovery of two lakes hidden beneath the Greenland ice suggests that climate change cuts to the bottom of the ice sheet.
Read More »
2014 Was Earth's Hottest Year On Record
2014 Temperature Anomalies
January 16th, 2015
Global temperatures in 2014 shattered earlier records, making 2014 the hottest year since 1880.
Read More »
Steam Machine Turns Poop into Clean Drinking Water
The Omniprocessor.
January 13th, 2015
Bill Gates wants to turn your poop into clean drinking water, and he's got just the machine to do it.
Read More »
Following Tesla's Lead, Toyota Makes Fuel Cell Patents Free
toyota vp with car
January 9th, 2015
Toyota is making thousands of its hydrogen fuel cell patents available royalty-free, the car company announced this week at CES 2015 in Las Vegas.
Read More »
Melting Glaciers Pose a Carbon Menace
Tibet glacier
January 21st, 2015
Melting glaciers pose another threat beyond sea level rise. They will dump massive amounts of organic carbon into the world's oceans, altering ecosystems.
Read More »
2014 Hottest Year Ever? Scientists Unveil Data Today
Global temps Nov. 2014
January 15th, 2015
Today (Jan. 16), climate scientists are expected to announce that global temperatures in 2014 shattered earlier records, making 2014 the hottest year since 1880.
Read More »
Microbes Unleash Buried Arctic Carbon (Gallery)
Sun shining on permafrost, global warming, carbon
January 13th, 2015
How much carbon is being released from the warming Arctic tundra?
Read More »