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Kevin Grandia: Love the Tech, but the Cloud Needs Some Cleaning

A report released today by Greenpeace International finds that major tech companies Apple, Microsoft and Amazon are burning vast amounts of polluting coal to power their data "clouds."
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Greenpeace targets Amazon in clean cloud stunt

Technology : GigaOM (last year)

A website that claims to be from Amazon about launching a clean-powered pilot project for its AWS services, alas, isn't true. It's a stunt by the environmentalist at Greenpeace to get Amazon to add more clean power to its cloud. Read Post

Greenpeace Takes on Apple and Other Tech Companies over Coal-Powered Data Centers

Technology Industry News / Apple : MacRumors.com (2 years ago)

Activist group Greenpeace today issued a new report entitled How Clean is Your Cloud?, targeting major Internet companies including Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft over their heavy use of coal-derived power for their massive data cente... Read Post

Greenpeace Slams Apple's 'Dirty' iCloud

Technology : Technology from Newser (2 years ago)

Apple is the worst offender among tech giants relying on "dirty energy" like coal to fuel gigantic data centers, according to a scathing Greenpeace report released this week. The report also slammed Amazon and Microsoft for excessiv... Read Post


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