Technology may not be a panacea to solve the climate crisis, but green applications (eco-apps) are helping to drive awareness and foster responsible action. There was a time when eco-apps did little more than provide lists of so-called “green” products and services. Now green-themed apps have turned mobile devices into portals for environmental education and sustainable action.
As a further sign that smartphones are taking over, the Environmental Protection Agency is sponsoring a competition to develop applications (or “apps”) for the environment. There are several existing apps on the EPA’s website, some of which are EPA developed and others that are from external sources. The video below outlines the competition. Referred to as [...]