The science behind what makes our planet's temperature rise is pretty straightforward. Pollutants like soot and greenhouse gases like methane and carbon dioxide trap heat within the earth's atmosphere, the global average surface temperature goes up, ice caps melt, sea levels rise and extreme weather events become even more extreme.
However, American college students are coming with with some of the coolest ways to battle climate change and clean up domestic energy production.
From earning rewards while tracking your energy consumption to recharging your battery with a run, here are six projects giving a greener future the old college try. Read more...More about Climate Change, Features, Energy, Social Good, and Solar Energy