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Carbon Cost of a Google Search

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Harvard physicist Alex Wissner-Gross claims that a typical Google search on a desktop computer produces about 7g CO2.

However, these figures were disputed by Google, who say in the official Google Blog that “one Google search is equivalent to about 0.2 grams of CO2”.

The complete story is on the BBC Website: ‘Carbon cost’ of Google revealed.

Written by Al Stevens

January 12th, 2009 at 3:03 pm