Google goes black to show that it is green

Google goes black on Mar. 29, 2008

The Google homepage flipped its color palette to black on March 29 to show its support for Earth Hour. In this gallery, see why Google went black in order to be green, and take a look at some photos of Google's other green initiatives, including electric cars and solar panels at its headquarters.

Also see the related article Google: Green good guy or power grid glutton?

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By Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner is Senior Editorial Director of CNET and former Editor in Chief of TechRepublic. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.