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Green Blog

The Official Blog of Microsoft's
Environmental Sustainability Team

October, 2013

  • Microsoft Green Blog

    This Week in Sustainability: Tackling Climate Change and Achieving Getting Better Mileage with Big Data

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    clip_image002The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC’s) assessment earlier this month confirmed with 95 percent certainty—a very high scientific threshold—that climate change is caused by human activity. It also recommended that the time is now for society to turn toward solutions to reduce emissions—and that’s particularly true of the business community. Read on to learn more about why environmental advocates are calling for businesses to take responsibility for climate change and how Ford is using big data and analytics to increase the fuel economy of its vehicles—a great case study in how one company can help green its industry.

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    This Week in Sustainability: Energy Efficient Building Software and Salt-Based Energy Storage

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    clip_image002Businesses, companies and cities alike are increasingly looking for ways to make day-to-day operations more efficient and build sustainable structures that will have less environmental impact over their lifetime. This week two innovative solutions caught our attention in this space and offer encouragement to the sustainability community that the business of building and powering communities is headed in the right direction. Read on to learn more about how new technologies are enabling communities to become more sustainable.

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