Google now allows customers to select cloud regions based on CO2 emissions

John Leonard
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Region picker option limited to the Cloud Run and Datastream for now, but Google says it will be rolled out to other services in time

Google has updated its region picker application, allowing customers to select cloud regions based on their CO2 emissions in addition to pricing and latency. So far, the emissions option is only...

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