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

Press release | April 17, 2012 at 16:00

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.

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

Press release | May 15, 2012 at 14:00

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...

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

Press release | July 12, 2012 at 16:00

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)

Facebook commits to clean energy future

Press release | December 15, 2011 at 6:23

Amsterdam, 15 December 2011 - Greenpeace and Facebook today announced that they will collaborate on the promotion of renewable energy, encourage major utilities to develop renewable energy generation, and develop programmes that will enable...

In search of a greener cloud: Google vs. Microsoft

Feature story | October 10, 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...

Victory! Facebook 'friends' renewable energy

Feature story | December 15, 2011 at 15:00

After 20 months of mobilising, agitating and negotiating to green Facebook, the Internet giant has today announced its goal to run on clean, renewable energy. More than 700,000 people from all over the world joined to make this victory possible!

How dirty is your data?

Publication | April 20, 2011 at 22:11

"How Dirty Is Your Data?" is the first ever report on the energy choices made by IT companies including Akamai, Amazon.com (Amazon Web Services), Apple, Facebook, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo, and highlights the need for...

iPad launch forecasts a “cloudy” future for IT carbon emissions

Press release | March 31, 2010 at 0:00

At the launch of Apple’s iPad, a new Greenpeace report reveals how the rise of cloud computing threatens to see greenhouse gas emissions from powering ever expanding data centers spiral out of control. (1)

Make IT Green: Cloud computing and its contribution to climate change

Publication | March 30, 2010 at 0:00

It is clear that as the energy demand of the internet grows, with the shift to cloud computing, the supply of renewable energy must also keep pace to prevent having negative impacts on the climate.

Facebook climate protest grows to almost 400k in 7 weeks

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | April 7, 2010

We just launched a French-language facebook group -- Nous demandons 100% d'énergie renouvelable pour Facebook! -- to compliment the vibrant English- and Spanish- language ones we started a few weeks ago. It all began when...

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