Google, which has a history of investing plenty in large-scale renewable energy projects, just announced that it has invested $200 million in a Texan wind power project. The project is … [Read full article]
Google Conference Bike for 7 People (Video of Conan O'Brien Riding It)
How would you like to have a conference on a 7-person bike? Well, if that sounds like a dream conference, you might like to look into a job at … [Read full article]
Top Clean Energy News: World's Largest Offshore Wind Farms Going Up; Solar PV Reduces Price of Electricity; 70% of New Power in Europe from Renewable Energy…
I want to start covering clean energy news much more here on Planetsave, but as they say, “so much to do, so little time.” Also, since we cover that extensively … [Read full article]
SOPA Blackout: Threat to Your Internet Has Wikipedia, Google, reddit, & More Taking Action
Some of the biggest sites on the internet are taking strong action today to oppose SOPA (and PIPA). Huge sites like Wikipedia and reddit are blacking out, as are … [Read full article]
News Roundup & Action Opportunities!
Some more green news of the week: 1. The Weekly Standard Does Horrible Job Covering “Climategate 2”. The full post The Weekly Standard apart over on Media Matters is worth … [Read full article]
New Geothermal Research Bodes Well for US
More than three million megawatts of green power are waiting underground if the United States are willing to go looking for it, says a new study. The new research was … [Read full article]
Google Rocks — Refuses to Remove Police Brutality Videos from YouTube
Well, I’ve been a pretty big fan of Google for awhile — it’s a clear climate change and clean energy leader; I love its services; and that whole “do no … [Read full article]
How Much Energy Does the Internet Consume?
The Internet uses more electricity than the entire auto industry’s production of cars and trucks combined. IT companies and users need to discover renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power to provide electricity for the Internet.
How to Green your Community
I have spent hours researching how to turn my community green. I suppose I’m a little too anxious to create change. I went directly for who I should contact locally for changing laws and such. Again, I was reminded that all things take time. One of the first things pretty much every site said about community change was that you should form a group. And it’s true, there is great strength in numbers, so here’s how to go about it.
Like Post & Offset Year's Worth of Google (or Yahoo! or Bing) Searches
The latest post on “Click it for Good” is up and it’s offering to offset your internet searches for one year if you ‘like’ or ‘+1’ or ‘tweet’ or ‘stumble’ the post. Plus, you can have even more impact by ‘liking’ the “click it for Good” Facebook page:
14 Green Living Stories
Check out these top green living stories of the past day or so:
Google Earth Exploring The Ocean Floor
Google Earth has always been a fantastic tool, and it has not become even more useful, as Google – in collaboration with Columbia University – has added more ocean seafloor to Google Earth than has ever been available before. As a result, you can now explore half the ocean area that has ever been mapped – an area larger than the size of North America – from the comfort of your own home.
7 Google Clean Energy Investments
Google is a clean energy leader (if you haven’t heard). It’s made a number of big clean energy investments in the past year or two and I recently decided to compile a little list of 7 of its biggest over on CleanTechnica. Check them out…