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2011-10-26 07:00:00

At a recent party conference, the UK chancellor highlighted the need to continue to reduce business carbon emissions, but at a sustainable rate which allows business to continue to grow. The UK has the world's toughest targets for cutting the carbon emissions that create global warming, but how do businesses begin the process of managing their carbon impact? (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Businesses around the world are increasingly looking for ways to be greener and to reduce their carbon...

Google Reveals Energy Usage, Carbon Footprint
2011-09-09 04:31:42

  For the first time, tech giant Google has revealed what the New York Times refers to as one of their "most closely guarded secrets"--the amount of power used by their global facilities. According to James Glantz of the newspaper, the company reported Thursday that "its data centers continuously drew almost 260 million watts...to run Google searches, YouTube views, Gmail messaging and display ads on all those services around the world." Furthermore, Martin LaMonica added that...

2011-09-08 20:43:32

A pilot waste-to-energy system constructed by Duke University and Duke Energy this week garnered the endorsement of Google Inc., which invests in high-quality carbon offsets from across the nation to fulfill its own carbon neutrality goals. The system, on a hog finishing facility 25 miles west of Winston-Salem, converts hog waste into electricity and creates carbon offset credits. By capturing greenhouse gases from hog waste and burning them to run a turbine, the system produces enough...


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ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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