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Climate scientists face a deluge of environmental data to analyze and interpret from real-time sensors and satellites across the globe. The stakes are as high as our planet’s long-term future, but rapidly changing conditions are already impacting communities through extreme events like floods and wildfires as well as management of everyday resources. In this context, …

At Google, we believe that when it comes to solving a problem as big and urgent as climate change, we get more done when we collaborate. From beekeepers in Germany to urban foresters in Los Angeles, we support the work of nonprofits, scientists, and organizations that are working to mitigate the impact of climate change …

In 2020, Google set its most ambitious sustainability goal to date: By 2030, we aim to operate entirely on carbon-free energy (CFE) — around the clock — at our data centers and offices worldwide. This means matching each hour of our electricity consumption with carbon-free electricity sources on every grid where we operate. Securing round-the-clock …

Climate-induced wildfires, massive storms, and deadly heat waves, along with the complexities around managing sustainable supply chains and emissions reduction, have awoken the corporate world to the planet’s stark realities of climate change. Sustainability and environmental impact have become top of mind for executives across the world, with many starting to prioritize sustainable changes to …

Google Doodle reminds us of the enormous changes our planet is experiencing due to climate change. Everyone, from businesses to governments to technologists, has the opportunity to meet this challenge — transforming themselves and their organizations to be more sustainable. For this Earth Day 2022, and indeed Earth Week, Google Cloud celebrates the organizations and …

When Google Cloud announced its sustainability partnership initiative last October, the goal was to develop real-world solutions that could make an immediate impact – not in the next decade, but right now. The initiative brought technology partners together to help global businesses and governments accelerate sustainability programs, inform decisions on future growth, and better understand …

Introduction We have less than a decade to cut global emissions to have a chance of limiting global heating to 1.5°c. As a company decision-maker, this gives you a huge opportunity to make your strategic choices matter. At first glance, you may feel that turning attention to your company’s digital footprint is unnecessary. After all, …

When we set out to achieve 24/7 carbon-free energy across our global operations by 2030, we knew that we would need better tools to track energy consumption and production. After all, you can’t manage what you don’t measure, and existing approaches to clean energy tracking were not designed to track hour-by-hour energy use. As Google …

Last year, we analyzed the aggregate data from all customers across Google Cloud, and found over 600,000 gross kgCO2e in seemingly idle projects that could be cleaned up or reclaimed — which would have a similar impact to planting almost 10,000 trees1. Today, we’re making it easy for you to identify if any of those …

 Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the world’s digital infrastructure company™, today opened its new International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center—MU4—located in Aschheim near MUNICH, GERMANY. The development of MU4 aims to support the growing digital needs of local companies—particularly from the automotive, industrial, financial and healthcare sectors—by providing them with direct, secure and fast connections to a multitude …