Environment

    • Please, Let’s Not Go There Again

      Here’s a top-of-my-head rundown of all the shit going down that promises to take us forty years back, to a time when, well…you decide what kind of time it was. Women had to fight for basic rights. Anyone remember “women’s lib”? That movement found its voice in the 70s, and made steady if punctuated progress for forty years. Now Trump’s promising to repeal the iconic 1970s Roe v.

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  • Shedding light on solar potential in all 50 U.S. States

    … Solar power is an abundant, low carbon source of electricity, but historically it has been more expensive than traditional electricity. With solar costs dropping dramatically, many people are starting to ask: does solar power make sense on my rooftop? In my town or state? Since its initial launch in 2015, Project Sunroof has used imagery from…

    The Official Google Blog- 23 readers -
  • Nikolaj Coster-Waldau documents the changing landscape of Greenland

    … Editor’s note: Today’s post comes from Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, “Game of Thrones” star and newly-appointed U.N. Goodwill Ambassador. Nikolaj partnered with our Street View team to collect imagery of Greenland's beautiful and changing landscape, where the impact of global warming can be seen firsthand. Year after year we’ve seen record high…

    The Official Google Blog- 18 readers -
  • Ecology at Google brings holistic design to our outdoor environments

    … available science into the design of Google’s outdoor spaces, create partnerships to support the implementation and growth of this science, and share programmatic resources publicly for all to use. Google Ecology Program We’ve long been an industry leader in the design of healthy and sustainable indoor environments, but only recently have we…

    The Official Google Blogin Google- 30 readers -
  • Powering a Cleaner Energy Future in Europe

    … of discussion at the event were the need for sound policies to help remove barriers to deployment of renewables and more cross-border cooperation in order to implement Europe-wide initiatives. At Google, we are excited to see so much progress and are committed to working together with policy maker and others to drive a cleaner energy future in Europe. European Commission Vice President for Energy, Maroš Šefčovič powering his breakfast smoothie with renewable energy. :-) …

    The Official Google Blog- 28 readers -
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  • Powering a Cleaner Energy Future in Europe

    … On February 2nd, we hosted an event at our Brussels office to discuss how businesses like Google are turning to renewable energy and discuss how EU energy policies can meet the changing needs of consumers and the marketplace. With leaders from both the private sector and policy community, including keynote speaker, European Commission Vice…

    The Official Google Blog- 21 readers -
  • We’re set to reach 100% renewable energy — and it’s just the beginning

    … information on our sustainability programs for many years in white papers, blog posts, and on our website. Now, we’ve put all this information together in a new Environmental Report. You can also check out our new environment website, where we share stories of how we are finding new ways to do more while using less. Most of our on-campus sustainability…

    The Official Google Blog- 23 readers -
  • French Blogger Embarks On ‘Zero Waste’ World Tour

    … One blogger has set out on a mission to prove to the world how easy it is to produce less waste. French blogger, Louise Salvati traveled to South America as the first leg of her “Zero Waste” tour. For Salvati, this mission to travel the globe and teach others about environmental consciousness began as a personal journey. Salvati tells The China…

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