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The latest targets of the carbon police: Google, your big fat tv & Heathrow’s third runway

Posted by Liberty on January 11, 2009

Revealed: the environmental impact of Google searches

“While millions of people tap into Google without considering the environment, a typical search generates about 7g of CO2 Boiling a kettle generates about 15g. ‘Google operates huge data centres around the world that consume a great deal of power,’ said Alex Wissner-Gross, a Harvard University physicist whose research on the environmental impact of computing is due out soon. ‘A Google search has a definite environmental impact.’”

I’m rapidly reconsidering the value of encouraging my child to get a university education.

Giant plasma TVs face ban in battle to green Britain

Should we cease all progress on this Earth?  Would that make these lunatics happy?  Limit our growth, limit our prosperity, limit our enjoyment of life itself?

Heathrow’s third runway to fall foul of EU rules

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