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Facebook commits to clean energy future

Press release | 15 December, 2011 at 7:23

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...

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

Press release | 17 April, 2012 at 18:00

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.

Victory! Facebook 'friends' renewable energy

Feature story | 15 December, 2011 at 16:00

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!

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

Press release | 12 July, 2012 at 18:00

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)

In search of a greener cloud: Google vs. Microsoft

Feature story | 10 October, 2012 at 22:38

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...

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

Press release | 31 March, 2010 at 2:00

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)

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

Press release | 15 May, 2012 at 16:00

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...

New Greenpeace report digs up the dirt on Internet data centres

Feature story | 21 April, 2011 at 11:26

For most of us, when we think about our environmental footprint, the first things that spring to mind are how to commute to work, the kind of bags we use for grocery shopping, or the detergents we wash our clothes with. But how often do we...

How dirty is your data?

Publication | 21 April, 2011 at 0:11

"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...

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

Publication | 30 March, 2010 at 2:00

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.

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