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Data Centers’ Use of Water for Cooling Has Investors Concerned

Data centers, used by governments and large corporations to house their computer systems, have one big environmental problem: They get hot. To keep them from overheating, large data centers can pump hundreds of millions of gallons of water a year …

Stable Emissions Show Growth & Mitigation Possible: World Bank Envoy

A report showing that global emissions were unchanged last year shows economic growth is possible amid the fight against climate change, a World Bank official said. Carbon-dioxide emissions were stable at 32.3 billion metric tons, even as the global economy …

Emerging Economies Nearing Half of Global Warming Emissions

Total greenhouse gas emissions by China and other emerging nations since 1850 will surpass those of rich nations this decade, complicating U.N. talks about who is most to blame for global warming, a study showed on Thursday. Developing nations accounted …