Google pledges carbon neutral shipping, recycled materials in products

The technology giant says it has reduced carbon emissions from product shipments by 40% between 2017 and 2018

Google and WattTime need space to track power plant emissions

The project intends to use the data to hold polluting plants accountable to environmental standards and enable advanced new emissions reduction technologies

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Google boosts wind efficiency by a fifth with AI forecasts

It says its DeepMind machine learning platform can now predict wind power output 36 hours in advance

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Google to string up solar panels over Taiwan’s fishing ponds

The project marks the technology giant’s entrance into Asia’s renewable energy market

Giant solar farms to power Google’s data centres

The deal with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) covers 413MW of capacity

AI takes over at Google’s data centres

The technology firm is using the technology at a number of its facilities to optimise energy consumption

UN and Google team up to monitor environmental damage

They aim to establish a platform for open-source data and analysis of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

E.ON and Google bring rooftop solar tech to the UK

The one-year programme has been extended until the end of 2018

Google buys more green energy than it uses

The company said it “matched” its electricity use with renewables purchased globally

Google CEO: AI is ‘more profound than electricity’

The head of Google believes artificial intelligence (AI) will be a bigger deal than electricity. Speaking at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland last week, Sundar Pichai said the technology will save humanity instead of destroying it. He believes AI could eliminate many of the constraints the world currently faces, helping make “clean, […]