How Google is turning to AI to help address the climate crisis

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Google started developing an AI-powered recommendation system to improve the energy efficiency of its highly-optimised data centres seven years ago / Credit: Alphabet
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Google started developing an AI-powered recommendation system to improve the energy efficiency of its highly-optimised data centres seven years ago / Credit: Alphabet

The company is grappling with the tradeoff between creating artificial intelligence services to help with sustainability and the large amounts of energy and water they need

Google's latest annual environmental report published July 24 highlights how it is creating a formidable portfolio of climate action tools that use AI for everything from predicting floods and wildfires...

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