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Greenpeace says Apple's clean energy policies are 'significantly improved'

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Greenpeace admitted on Thursday that Apple's clean energy policies have "significantly improved," though the environmental activist organization still takes issue with Apple's reliance on coal power for iCloud services....
Greenpeace says Apple's clean energy policies are 'significantly improved'

Facebook's Carbon Footprint Is Incredibly Small

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Facebook has, for the first time, revealed the carbon footprint of its operations and its more than 900m users' likes, photo albums and status updates. The data, published on Wednesday, shows that despite the social networking's rising star, its carbon emissions are still a fraction of internet rival Google. Facebook's...
Facebook's Carbon Footprint Is Incredibly Small

UK renewable energy output jumps by 42%

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New government figures reveal UK renewable electricity capacity has soared 42% over the past year to 14.2GWThe government has today released its latest quarterly energy statistics, confirming that the UK's renewable energy sector is continuing to expand rapidly, while also fuelling concerns that high gas prices are forcing energy companies...
UK renewable energy output jumps by 42%
Counting the cost: the hidden price of coal power
First US offshore wind lease auction to be held in July

South Africa’s plans for a new coal power plant bring up difficult decisions for the World Bank - http://bit.ly/aEeYUf

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South Africa’s plans for a new coal power plant bring up difficult decisions for the World Bank - http://bit.ly/aEeYUf
Carbon storage capacity: there's plenty, but fracking may be wrecking some
Amidst SoLoMo & tacos, Cleanweb peeks out at SXSW

Nuclear power is our only hope, or, the greatest environmentalist hypocrisy of all time

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To call one's self an environmentalist while campaigning against nuclear power (and thus, in a direct and unavoidable way, in favor of coal power) is no longer possible....
Nuclear power is our only hope, or, the greatest environmentalist hypocrisy of all time

Greenpeace: Apple clean energy policies have improved

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Environmentalist group Greenpeace says that Apple's clean energy policies have improved, but the company still has a long way to go. In a new report, Greenpeace analyzes Apple's efforts to reduce its dependency on coal-power, finding that the iPad maker has yet to lay out a realistic plan to power...
Greenpeace: Apple clean energy policies have improved

Apple chooses design over recyclability. Will anyone notice?

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Last month Apple asked that the standards group EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool), which is responsible for rating the recyclability of electronics products drop it from its rankings. The group, which is funded by the EPA, complied. It means that 39 Macs, MacBooks and monitors that were previously EPEAT...
Apple chooses design over recyclability. Will anyone notice?
Apple is (finally) confirmed as Bloom Energy’s customer

IBM solar collector will concentrate the power of 2,000 suns, keep its cool

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Modern solar collectors can concentrate only so much energy for safety's sake: too much in one place and they risk cooking themselves. An IBM-led group is working on a new collector dish that could avoid that damage while taking a big step forward in solar power efficiency. The hundreds...
IBM solar collector will concentrate the power of 2,000 suns, keep its cool

Greenpeace activists scale Apple offices in Ireland in protest over coal-powered datacenters

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Greenpeace activists have scaled buildings at Apple’s Irish headquarters in Cork, placing banners and signs with the message “Clean Our Cloud” as the environmental agency increases pressure on the company to reduce its reliance on coal and nuclear-powered datacenters for its iCloud service. Two activists climbed the Apple Distribution International...
Greenpeace activists scale Apple offices in Ireland in protest over coal-powered datacenters

Facebook reveals its carbon footprint

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Data shows social networking site's annual emissions are significantly less than those of Google'sFacebook has, for the first time, revealed the carbon footprint of its operations and over 900m users' likes, photo albums and status updates.The data, published on Wednesday, shows that despite the social networking's rising star, its carbon...
Facebook reveals its carbon footprint

Reading - Eskom: The World Bank's coal power support program (@SolveClimate) http://bit.ly/aGXp7T

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Reading - Eskom: The World Bank's coal power support program (@SolveClimate) http://bit.ly/aGXp7T
Cloud: Greeenpeace Drops Clippy Bomb on Microsoft
After Greenpeace Protests, Apple Promises to Dump Coal Power

Greenpeace Activists Protest at Apple's Irish Offices over Data Center Energy Use

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As documented by Corkipedia, four Greenpeace activists climbed to the roof of Apple's offices in Cork, Ireland today, posting signage and distributing leaflets in an attempt to push Apple to adopt cleaner energy sources for its data centers. The protest, which lasted approximately an hour, came a day after Greenpeace...
Greenpeace Activists Protest at Apple's Irish Offices over Data Center Energy Use
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