Priyanka TilveMay 15, 2007 16:00:00 IST
Yahoo! has launched its environment oriented website, Yahoo! Green, for eco-friendly web users. The new site is designed to inform visitors about latest news, tips, and ways to take action to protect the environment.
Yahoo! Green will offer personalized plans allow users to do their bit to protect the planet and includes a pledge that allows users to choose from a menu of actions to reduce their personal carbon emissions and see the collective impact of everyone who participates.
The website will include the latest environmental headlines from Yahoo! News, featured content from Global Green USA, Environmental Defense, NRDC, and Lime; blog feeds from environmental authority Amory Lovins, and EcoGeek, green shopping tips, relevant content from Yahoo! Answers, Yahoo! Groups and the Yahoo! Autos Green Center in the near future.
Yahoo! Inc. has also launched a campaign to challenge in search of the greenest city in America. Co-founder David Filo, joined by actor Matt Dillon and Global Green USA CEO Matt Petersen, will introduce "Be a Better Planet", a program that empowers Americans to take action against climate change. The winning city, which will be announced following the program's conclusion on June 8th, will be rewarded with a fleet of hybrid taxi cabs or the equivalent cash donation, to be dedicated toward city greening projects.
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