Clean our Cloud

As the Internet spreads around the world, it needs huge amounts of electricity, and we get to decide if that electricity should come from clean energy, like the wind turbines and solar panels we are seeing more every day.

The smartest companies in the world have made a decision to embrace the future: Google and Facebook are plugging their Internet infrastructure into the wind and sun, and now Apple is doing the same thanks to people like you who asked them to embrace clean power!

Unfortunately, other Internet companies are still stuck in the past: Microsoft and Amazon still get their power from coal power, a 19th-century fuel that causes climate change. All the companies behind the Internet can get their power from clean sources, but they won’t until they hear from you.

The latest updates

 

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...

Facebook means business in mission to 'Unfriend Coal'

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 1 August, 2012 1 comment

If you’ve followed the effort by Greenpeace International and hundreds of thousands of Facebook users around the world to get the social networking platform to Unfriend Coal , you’ll be heartened by today’s news. Facebook ...

Apple should join North Carolinians and tell Duke to quit coal

Blog entry by Emily Euchner | 12 July, 2012 1 comment

Throughout high school, I swam in Mountain Island Lake and the Catawba River every summer. It was only within the last year, after I graduated just a few miles from there, that I learned what a risk I had been taking with those...

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

Press release | 12 July, 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)

Apple Clean Energy Road Map

Publication | 12 July, 2012 at 16:00

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%...

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