TITLE

GOOGLE'S ZERO-CARBON QUEST

AUTHOR(S)
Dumaine, Brian
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Fortune;7/23/2012, Vol. 166 Issue 2, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the efforts of the internet company Google to become carbon-neutral, with particular focus given to the company's investment in clean energy, purchasing of carbon offsets, and efforts to make its facilities as energy-efficient and carbon-neutral as possible. Google's choice to purchase offsets focusing on reducing methane emissions from swine farms and landfills is examined, and their investments in wind and solar energy projects are described. The financial aspects of Google's carbon-neutral mission are also touched on.
ACCESSION #
77823216

 

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