I love it when technology companies put aside their differences, chill out around a campfire with some microbrews, and figure out how they can all work together for the greater good. It makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

… which is why I’m psyched about the new Climate Savers Computing Initiative – a group of major technology companies led by Google and Intel, working to reduce the energy consumption of personal computers across the world.

The group has agreed to work toward halving PC’s power needs by 2010, which would save $5.5 billion in costs and reduce 54 tons of CO2 emissions annually. That’s the equivalent of taking 11 million cars off the road.


Via Grist.