31 Dec '12, 5pm

Silicon Valley Faces Effects of Climate Change

jitze /CC BY 2.0 Facebook's campus by San Francisco Bay When we talk about tech companies here at TreeHugger, it's usually in the context of what they're doing to protect or harm the environment. Issues like energy efficient data centers , toxic materials, repairability, emissions reductions and recycling, but today, technology and the environment are meeting in a totally different way. A story from ClimateWire published last week has shown how the biggest names in tech are facing climate change right out their back doors. Companies like Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Dell, LinkedIn, Intuit, Intel, Cisco, Citrix, Oracle and others all have headquarters situated in Silicon Valley and this hot spot for tech companies is also becoming a hot spot for sea level rise. Situated 3 to 10 feet below sea level, Silicon Valley is particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. As ...

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