This morning, Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google, announced a slew of initiatives that Google is taking to make their efforts more sustainable and eco-friendly. This includes new features in Google Flight Search, Google Maps and also across Nest, their offices, server farms and more.
Here is the video of the announcement:
Here is Sundar’s tweet:
Today we’re sharing new ways people can use our products to make sustainable choices, including tools to book flights or purchase appliances with lower carbon footprints, a Nest program to support clean energy from home, eco-friendly routes on Maps & more. https://t.co/Wdb3nqsuk7
— Sundar Pichai (@sundarpichai) October 6, 2021
The search related changes involve Google Flights, Google Maps, Shopping and more.
Here is Google Flights that show carbon emissions per seat for every flight:
We also recently saw eco-friendly hotel listings.
With Google Shopping, when people are searching for home appliances. When you search for energy-intensive products like furnaces, dishwashers or water heaters, suggestions in the Google Shopping tab will help narrow your search to cost-effective and sustainable options.
Google Maps will let you choose the most fuel-efficient route:
Google Search will also make it easier to see hybrid and electric vehicle options, compare them against gas-powered ******, and find rebates so you know the true cost before you buy.
Plus, Google Finance will show you if the companies are sustainable.
Plus a lot more on this front, including more efficient traffic light algorithms – learn more over here.
Forum discussion at Twitter.
Source link : Seroundtable.com