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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 Pinterest over lack of clean power for its cloud provider, AWS

Technology : GigaOM (8 months ago)

Greenpeace has been trying to persuade Amazon to commit to more clean power for its cloud computing service AWS, but to little avail. Now the environmentalists are turning to AWS’ big customers, like Pinterest. On Tuesday morning, G... Read Post

Greenpeace targets Amazon in clean cloud stunt

Technology : GigaOM (2 years ago)

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 Slams Apple's 'Dirty' iCloud

Technology : Technology from Newser (3 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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