09 Sep '11, 3pm

First Takes: Google Unveils Carbon Footprint, FBI Pays Solyndra a Visit, & More

First Takes: Google Unveils Carbon Footprint, FBI Pays Solyndra a Visit, & More

• Google Reveals Size of its Data Center Emissions: You may have heard by now, but Google disclosed its carbon footprint for the first time. Not surprisingly, it's pretty big: Nearly 1.5 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent are produced every year by the Internet behemoth. Beyond efficiency and purchasing green power, the company buys offsets to bring its net carbon impact to zero. Google claims that switching over to Gmail is nearly 80 times more energy efficient than using an in-house email system, while its data centers consume about half the energy as their conventional counterparts. For more on the company's environmental footprint, see the Google Green blog . • FBI Targets Solyndra: The Solyndra bankruptcy story took a dramatic turn Thursday as FBI agents raided the defunct solar panel producer that received a $535 million government loan. The company shu...

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