Google Incorporates Sustainable Options into All Its Major Properties

Google is trying to make it easier for consumers to make environmentally sustainable choices because of the fact that this is the sort of thing that could potentially end up allowing climate change to become less of a threat than it currently is right now. With all of that having been said and now out of the way, it is important to note that it’s not just Google Maps that is getting an update which seeks to facilitate an environmentally friendly lifestyle either.

The tech giant is also making a dedicated search engine results page for sustainable results that will promote environmentalism. There will be separate tabs with information from the UN that can enable people to figure out what they can do to play their part in reversing climate change or at the very least preventing it from being the massive issue that it currently happens to be.

Another thing that Google is doing is supporting the purchase of vehicles that have been made in such a way that they rely on electricity rather than combustible fossil fuel sources. This includes a tool that can help you ascertain the kind of environmental impact that a vehicle you are considering purchasing is going to end up having on the world.

Google’s shopping page will also get in on things by telling users about how energy efficient a particular product that they are looking into is. If the product in question uses an excessive amount of energy, users will be given various other options that might be better in that regard. It’s truly incredible that Google is doing so much to help the world and the fact that the company is focusing so much on the environment is something that can definitely end up having a truly positive impact down the line, although many would want the company to work ever harder as well since they might consider this too little too late.

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