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Published on Thursday, October 7, 2021

Google Maps helping travelers to reduce carbon footprint

Google Maps will allow travelers to pick a road or air route based on its carbon footprint. In addition to showing drivers the fastest way, Google Maps will now show the route that's the most fuel-efficient.

Google has tapped data from the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

The most eco-friendly driving route will display with a small green leaf and will offer information about the route duration and about how much fuel is required.


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