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In search of a greener cloud: Google vs. Microsoft

Feature story | 10 October, 2012 at 20:38

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...

Rainbow Warrior kick-starts Greenpeace Asian Energy Revolution Tour in Hong Kong

Press release | 9 October, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace called for an Asian clean energy revolution today at the launch of its upcoming ship tour aboard its flagship, the Rainbow Warrior. The environmental group said urgent action was needed to tackle global warming.

Stop climate killing coal plants in Thailand

Press release | 7 December, 2005 at 0:00

With its flagship the Rainbow Warrior looking on, Greenpeace activists today climbed the loading crane of the BLCP coal plant at Map Ta Phut in Thailand and unfurled banners demanding the plant's immediate closure, calling on the Thai government...

Clean air doesn't come to those who wait

Blog entry by Zhang Kai | 22 January, 2015 7 comments

"One thing that fascinated and shocked me the most was the fact that even on smoggy days, people still lived their lives as usual," said Chinese film director Jia Zhangke last week as the air outside in Beijing was a thick, soupy grey.

Greenpeace response to the G20 Summit in Pittsburgh:

Press release | 26 September, 2009 at 0:35

Greenpeace today called on leaders of the industrialised world to match rhetoric on climate change with action as the world counts down to the Copenhagen Climate Summit in December.

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...

Google grants over $2 million for energy policy reform

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 15 January, 2013 2 comments

Google has begun 2013 with announcements of two significant investments to advance the future of renewable energy and energy efficiency in the United States. Marking a significant new milestone in its clean energy advocacy efforts,...

Energy bias marginalising Japan’s future

Blog entry by Gyorgy Dallos | 17 October, 2012

Japan is considering a landmark change to its energy policy, and like any major change it is one that brings with it great challenge and opportunity. However, it is becoming increasingly apparent that in this moment of progressive...

New York Times shines spotlight on the internet’s impact on the environment

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 24 September, 2012

On Sunday, the New York Times launched a new series called “The Cloud Factories” that examines the massive data centers that store the data that makes up the internet, and the effects they have on the environment. The series kicked...

Are Tech Companies Greenwashers?

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | 3 May, 2011

A journalist recently pointed out that if the tech sector were to adopt a color it would be green. He's right: the tech sector has made sustainability one of its main talking points. And you would think that the desire to geek out on...

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