In front of Earth Daywhich takes place on Saturday, April 22, presents Google tools AND initiatives make visible and raise awareness of the importance of climate change, as well as sustainable mobility trends in Argentina through searches on Google Maps.
This date, which is celebrated every April 22nd worldwide, it was promoted by the United States Senator gaylord nelsonIn 1970. Its purpose was to alert the world’s population to the damage that overpopulation, global warming and pollution can cause to our planet.
Over the years the date began to spread to various countries, until in 2009 the AGeneral Assembly of the United Nations Organization confirmed its international officialisation. Even the country of Haiti made it a national holiday.
The tech giant created by Larry Page different preparation tools and websites raise awareness of these environmental and climate problems, with data and statistics to analyze the impact of certain human activities.
Earth Day: Google’s tools to see climate change
One of the main tools that Google has developed to raise awareness of the importance of nature, especially in large cities. Regard Tree canopyproject born in 2020 but to which this 2023 has been extended more than 300 cities.
His goal is to show the role trees play in cities “a reduce temperatures and improve the quality of life”. The tool allows you to know the carbon dioxide levels emitted by buildings, transport, solar potential on rooftops and trees in the city. An example of the project is that of the City of Buenos Aires.
Another option is Google Cloud Enginea project that brings together satellite data with other computing tools for analyze the state of ecosystems and habitats, particularly with regard to terrain, climate and its changes.
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