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Does the iPad launch forecast a “cloudy” future for IT emissions reductions?|

Media release | March 29, 2010 at 18:00

As IT industry analysts label 2010 the “Year of the Cloud”, a new report by Greenpeace shows how the launch of quintessential cloud computing devices like the Apple iPad raises fresh questions about how the internet is powered and whether the IT...

The iPad, internet, climate change link in the spotlight

Feature story | March 29, 2010 at 18:00

On the eve of the launch of the iPad, our latest report warns that the growth of internet computing could come with a huge jump in greenhouse gas emissions. We follow the data streams back to the data centers providing a cautionary tale about how...

Google, IBM and Microsoft with their heads in the clouds

Feature story | October 27, 2009 at 11:46

People could some day recall that it was the Information Technology (IT) industry’s advocacy for strong action which tipped the balance at the Copenhagen climate summit. But that's not going to happen unless all of us press them to become climate...

Greenpeace Launches IT Climate Leadership Challenge

Media release | May 26, 2009 at 18:00

The first results of the Greenpeace Cool IT Challenge (1) expose the IT industry’s inadequate leadership in tackling climate change despite its claim to have the immense potential to enable 15 percent cuts or more in all global greenhouse gas...

Greenpeace Asks Facebook: As You Grow Toward a Billion Users, Will You Disclose Your...

Media release | July 23, 2010 at 16:22

Facebook announced yesterday that it has a population larger than the United States, Mexico, and Canada, combined, but it remains unknown what the popular social networking site will do in regard to its carbon footprint as it continues to expand.

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