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Why Google’s Greenwashing Hurts Society, And How To Fix The Problem





Google operates in the online world but burns a lot of real world energy – the equivalent of two huge coal plants that could supply power for 280,000 people, according to a recent New York Times story. The Times also reported that Google now plans to obtain all of its energy from renewable sources by 2017.

Is this the truth – or a new and particularly malignant form of greenwashing?

Google claims on its website that “building a carbon-free electrical grid is an urgent global priority.” To achieve its green energy goals, it purchases renewable energy indirectly. The actual read more >>>

Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

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