7 Game-Changing Green Advancements You Should Know About

09/26/2011 10:26 am ET | Updated Oct 18, 2013

As temperatures rise and populations get larger, it's clear that breakthroughs in green technology hold the key to the survival of Earth and all the species that live on it. Fortunately, innovators throughout the globe are working hard to develop game-changing advancements that will slow or possibly reverse the damage our over-dependence on fossil-fuels has wreaked on our planet.

In the spirit and in celebration of the Huffington Post's 2011 Game Changers program, we are proud to present seven game-changing green advancements, in thinking and technology, you should know about. Each of these promise to advance humanity in its quest to achieve a more environmentally sustainable existence in our fragile ecosystem.

The list is not, of course, exhaustive—so we invite you to discuss and suggest green advancements you believe are (and will be!) truly game-changing.

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