it must help users better understand its impact on the environment as part of the company’s broader efforts to combat climate change. Gross carbon emissions associated with electricity consumption for one’s use of the Cloud platform are shown. It displays emissions over time and can break down data by project, product and region.
Companies will be able to incorporate this information into their own emissions data for internal audits and carbon detection (they can, for example, export the data to the Salesforce Sustainability Cloud). Google pointed out that these figures refer to the gross carbon emissions of the users, since it is a company. It is planned that by 2030.
Google Cloud will also mark applications that are not in use, as well as their carbon emissions. Google suggests deleting applications identified by helping companies reduce security risks, reduce costs, and reduce their carbon footprint.
In addition, Google brings the Cloud platform for. Using satellite imagery, datasets, and other tools, companies can use the Earth Engine to “track, track, and predict changes on the Earth’s surface” caused by extreme weather events or human activities. That, Google says, will allow businesses to reduce and mitigate risks, “become more resilient to climate change threats” and save money. Companies can access Earth Engine through Google Cloud.
Google last week unveiled a series of features that highlight the impact of consumer choice on the environment. , while Google Flights began running carbon estimates for almost all trips. , meanwhile, can turn the thermostat on or off depending on the availability of clean energy. In addition, Google hopes to use AI to reduce car pollution at idle.
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