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Google Limits Carbon Footprint, Funds Climate Change Deniers

Google Limits Carbon Footprint, Funds Climate Change Deniers

August 19, 2013 | Tiffany Trader

A commitment to green datacenters, renewable energy projects and the purchasing of carbon offsets have enabled Google to reduce its revenue-adjusted carbon footprint for the fourth year in a row. Which raises the question, if Google is a friend to the environment, why is it giving money to climate change deniers? Read more...

The Environmental and Economic Benefits of Knowing Your IT Carbon Footprint

The Environmental and Economic Benefits of Knowing Your IT Carbon Footprint

August 20, 2013 | Sushil Pandey, ICT4D

Whether because of rising energy costs, an increase in media coverage on global warming and climate change, or a host of other possible reasons, green IT has been gaining attention. For any organization, knowing their IT carbon footprint has multiple benefits. Read more...

Toward a Low-Carbon Datacenter

Toward a Low-Carbon Datacenter

August 1, 2013 | Tiffany Trader

According to a new study, large datacenters could slash greenhouse gas emissions by 88 percent by switching to highly efficient equipment and implementing energy management practices. Read more...

An Efficiency Standard on Every Computer (and Server)

An Efficiency Standard on Every Computer (and Server)

July 22, 2013 | Tiffany Trader

The Department of Energy may soon mandate new labeling and efficiency standards for all computers and servers sold in the United States. Read more...

Opinion: Think Caring, not Persuasive, Technology

Opinion: Think Caring, not Persuasive, Technology

July 18, 2013 | John R. Ehrenfeld

Green is a metaphor for a healthy environment, and greening entails activities to restore and maintain its health. Given its current poor health, virtually all greening is aimed at making the environment less unhealthy. Read more...

An Interview with EMC's Chief Sustainability Officer

An Interview with EMC's Chief Sustainability Officer

July 2, 2013 | Tiffany Trader

Green Computing Report speaks with EMC's Chief Sustainability Officer Kathrin Winkler about the company's latest sustainability report, the major drivers for energy efficiency and a new way of thinking about IT's carbon footprint. Read more...

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No Federal Datacenter Left Behind

No Federal Datacenter Left Behind

August 9, 2013 | Tom Ayres

With less than two years left to hit 2015 targets and limited funding for the effort, federal datacenter managers are looking to alternative financing solutions, like Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs).Read more...

Computer Giants Top EPA Green Power List

Computer Giants Top EPA Green Power List

July 26, 2013 | Green Computing Report Staff

The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Green Power Partnership released its quarterly Green Power list with the updated rankings of organizations choosing to go green. Read more...

EPEAT Green Registry to Add Mobile Devices

EPEAT Green Registry to Add Mobile Devices

July 18, 2013 | Green Computing Report Staff

The Green Electronics Council is collaborating with UL Environment to extend the EPEAT environmental rating system to include mobile devices. Read more...

New Working Group Targets Low-Carbon Power Sourcing

New Working Group Targets Low-Carbon Power Sourcing

July 3, 2013 | Tiffany Trader

Adobe, eBay, Facebook, HP, salesforce.com, and Symantec are working with BSR to create a greener Internet. Read more...

 

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