INF 103: Computer Literacy
Instructor Ray Schafer
September 17, 2013
Skipping the complicated scientific definitions, green technology is simply any technology that is more efficient and environmentally friendly. Green technology is intended to mitigate or reverse the effects of human activity on the environment. Also the use of green technology and renewable energy is an integral part of the government's agenda today and in the future. Unlike the technological waves in recent decades, “Green Technology is almost entirely materials science based. Relying on the availability of alternative sources of energy, the purpose of this technology is to reduce global warming as well as the greenhouse effect (deepgreenrobot, 2013)”. Green Technologies main objective is to create new ways and new technologies in a way that they do not harm, damage or eliminate our earth’s natural resources. Green Technology also focuses on less harm being done to humans, animals, and plant health. Pollution around the world is effecting our way of life and our planets health every day, with the help of green technology we can reduce pollution and improve on cleaning our planet back toward its original state of health. Today our country and many others, even developing countries are researching and spending billions of dollars on green technology to extend the life of our planet and reduce the effects we are having on it. Now that we have defined green technology and given a basic idea of what it is and the goals of green technology we will go over the future developments of green technology and the purpose in length of this technology and how it will change our planet in a positive way. The purpose of green technology goes beyond just saving resources and money, it effects the longevity of our planet and its health. I want to now break down the purpose of green technology. Sustainably is first and foremost...
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