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.

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

Blog entry by Kat Clark | 26 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...

Clean Our Cloud

Slideshow | 26 April, 2012

Apple: Think Different about your dirty energy

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 25 April, 2012 15 comments

The Internet and social media are extraordinary engines of change helping to drive revolutions and positive social change. They’ve become central tools for how we bring pressure on polluters and governments. But if we are not careful,...

Clean The Cloud Action San Francisco

Image | 25 April, 2012 at 10:20

Greenpeace activists hold signs at the Apple Store. Greenpeace's international Clean Our Cloud campaign is calling on industry laggards Apple, Microsoft, and Amazon to join the growing number of tech companies who are taking steps to power their...

How Clean is your Cloud - Apple responds

Blog entry by Gary Cook | 17 April, 2012 16 comments

Our new report “ How Clean is Your Cloud ” is out today - to show that the massive increase in Internet use is mainly being powered by dirty energy. Apple, Amazon and Microsoft all score badly in the report for relying on dirty coal...

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