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Report: Clean our Cloud

Background | 17 April, 2012 at 18:00

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Apple Clean Energy Road Map

Publication | 12 July, 2012 at 18:00

The following analysis updates our evaluation of Apple to account for its recent clean energy announcements, and outlines the additional steps Apple should take to fulfill its laudable ambition to set a new bar with a “coal-free” and 100%...

Greenpeace response to Apple

Background | 24 April, 2012 at 17:40

Greenpeace is calling on Apple to:

How Clean is Your Cloud?

Publication | 17 April, 2012 at 18:00

How much energy is required to power the ever-expanding online world? What percentage of global greenhouse gas emissions is attributable to the IT sector? This report takes a look at the energy choices some of the largest and fastest growing IT...

Amazon AWS Dirty Data

Background | 17 April, 2012 at 18:00

The world’s largest online retailer launched Amazon Web Services (AWS) a few years ago, and has recently made massive investments in data center infrastructure. But the company is disturbingly quiet about the environmental impact of its data centres.

Microsoft's Dirty Data

Background | 17 April, 2012 at 18:00

Thanks to a strong brand among consumers and businesses, Microsoft cloud offerings are booming, and its cloud infrastructure investments have soared accordingly. However, Microsoft has plans to power a new data center with dirty energy.

Apple Dirty Data

Background | 17 April, 2012 at 18:00

With a globally ubiquitous brand and seemingly endless innovation streak, Apple is inarguably one of the planet’s most commanding IT companies. Unfortunately, dirty coal is overwhelmingly meeting Apple’s data center energy demands.

Apple, Amazon, Microsoft choose dirty energy to power growing cloud

Press release | 17 April, 2012 at 18:00

San Francisco, USA, April 17, 2012 - The current explosion in cloud computing offered by major IT companies is driving significant new demand for dirty energy like coal and nuclear power, according to a new report from Greenpeace International.

Activists Block Duke Coal Shipment, link Mountaintop Removal to iCloud

Press release | 4 May, 2012 at 1:22

CHARLOTTE, NC, USA, May 3, 2012 - This morning, seven activists from Greenpeace, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, RAMPS (Radical Action for Mountain People’s Survival), Katuah Earth First! and Mountain Keepers were taken into custody for...

In search of a greener cloud: Google vs. Microsoft

Feature story | 10 October, 2012 at 22:38

Microsoft wants the world to think it has its groove back – that it’s moved beyond the ignominy of the Mac vs. PC Apple ads, Windows 95 and Clippy, the helpful mascot everyone loved so much. Microsoft is looking to the cloud to change its...

Green Internet timeline

Background | 29 May, 2012 at 17:40

In 2009, Greenpeace launched it’s Cool IT campaign to urge the world’s largest IT companies to be true climate leaders by providing real climate solutions, supporting progressive climate policies and using more renewable energy. In May 2009 the...

Apple’s clean energy plans still cloudy despite coal-free pledge

Press release | 12 July, 2012 at 18:00

San Francisco, July 12, 2012 – Apple’s clean energy policies have significantly improved, but the company still gets low scores for its energy choices when compared with sector leaders, a new Greenpeace International analysis reveals. (1)

Salesforce the latest company to commit to clean energy

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 5 March, 2013 3 comments

The effort to build a world powered by clean energy needs champions in every arena of our economy: activists on the streets, politicians in government, engineers in labs, and corporate leaders in boardrooms. Today, we’re happy to...

How the tech industry can help save the climate

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 7 April, 2014

Connecting people across continents. Delivering breaking news. Enabling government transparency. Facilitating social revolutions. Stopping global warming? The Internet is capable of doing so much, but perhaps the idea that it can...

Greenpeace activists project messages on Apple headquarters from supporters asking...

Press release | 15 May, 2012 at 16:00

Cupertino, CA, May 15, 2012 - Greenpeace activists projected Facebook posts, tweets, and photos from supporters of the Clean Our Cloud campaign onto a wall of the company’s famous Cupertino headquarters last night (1). Supporters of the campaign...

Greenpeace activists barricade themselves in “iPod” at Apple’s headquarters to...

Press release | 15 May, 2012 at 18:06

Cupertino, CA, US, May 15, 2012 - Two Greenpeace activists barricaded themselves in a giant “iPod” in front of the entrance to Apple’s headquarters this morning, from where they broadcast audio messages from people around the world to Apple’s...

Greenpeace ‘cleaning crews’ take message to Apple stores around the world

Blog entry by Kat Clark | 27 April, 2012 4 comments

Activists in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Hungary, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States visited iconic Apple stores this week to ask the company to ‘clean our cloud’. Greenpeace ‘cleaning crews’ arrived with...

Tell Apple, Amazon, Microsoft you want a cleaner cloud

Blog entry by Casey Harrell | 17 April, 2012 18 comments

Every day, our lives revolve more and more around the phenomenon that is “the cloud.” We check our e-mail, store our music, and share photos and status updates. It’s a key part of how we connect with our friends and family. But...

Amazon Web Services goes green? Unfortunately, not yet

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 3 December, 2012

When most people think of Amazon.com, they think of e-books or online shopping. But Amazon is also responsible for storing and delivering the data behind a massive portion of the Internet via its Amazon Web Services (AWS) business,...

Apple reveals new progress in path to 100% renewable energy

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 22 March, 2013 5 comments

There’s more good news to report from the clean energy revolution that’s spreading like wildfire among the biggest technology companies in the world: Apple released an  environmental report  today showing that it has made real progress...

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