Google's footprint falls as users emit eight grams of CO2 per day

Jessica Shankleman
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New figures show greenhouse gas emissions at the search giant are continuing to fall

Google continued to shrink its carbon footprint in 2012, according to new data that shows the average Google user pumps out the same amount of carbon emissions each month as they would driving a car one...

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