Apple says it will use carbon-free aluminium, developed by ELYSIS, in its iPhone SE now that the metal can be produced on an industrial scale. Apple previously invested in ELYSIS through Green Bonds.
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Amazon has announced the latest expansion of signatories to The Climate Pledge. In this round, 100 new companies joined up including SAP. Under the pledge, companies strive to be net-zero by 2040.
Vodafone's DreamLab app will add a new project that lets users contribute their phone's idle processing power to work out the impact climate change will have on cyclones and other extreme weather.
Compare the Market has released a new calculator that works out your social media-related carbon emissions. TikTok and Reddit were found to be the worst offenders among the top ten platforms.
Amazon has said it's increasing the number of renewable energy projects it operates. They consist of wind and solar projects that will be deployed in the United States and European countries.
A BBC investigation has found that climate change conspiracies are widespread on foreign-language editions of Wikipedia. The problem is due to those Wikipedia editions having fewer editors.
Vodafone has said the Eco Rating scheme, that launched in Europe earlier this year, will come to global markets. The Eco Rating helps inform customers about the climate impact of their purchases.
Apple is being sued by Chinese students for failure to include a charger with an iPhone. They say that the USB-C to Lightning cable provided doesn't work as advertised by Apple and want compensation.
DuckDuckGo, the privacy-oriented search engine, has become carbon neutral after offsetting 125% of its entire operations. The offsetting also covers its previous years of operations.
At its Dreamforce event, Salesforce has announced that it has achieved effective Net Zero energy usage across its entire value chain with 100 percent renewable energy and purchasing carbon offsets.
Woolly mammoths could soon be walking the Earth as a couple of individuals - a scientist and an entrepreneur - are devising such genetically engineered beasts, in order to help with global warming.
LG has announced that it plans to use 100% renewable energy by the year 2050. It builds on its earlier targets of reducing its production emissions by 50% by 2030 compared to 2017.
The Rhineland-Palatinate state authority in Germany has announced today that it has set up 12 Starlink satellite dishes that will help the flood-affected people. More dishes will be deployed later.
Microsoft has been selected as a principal partner for the upcoming climate change event COP26 in the UK. In the role, Microsoft will help the UK government deliver a successful COP event.
Microsoft and the UK's Met Office have signed a new provisioning agreement relating to a supercomputer that will be ready for use in the summer of next year and will make better weather predictions.
A study finds that 40% of China's bitcoin mining is powered by coal and will produce 130.5 million metric tons of carbon emissions by 2024. This would hamper the country's control of CO2 emissions.
Nokia has announced that it will halve the power usage of its base stations by 2023. It will do this by refining the software to be more efficient and by adopting the latest power-efficient SoCs.
Nokia has announced new climate targets which will see it reduce its carbon emissions by 50% by 2030 compared to 2019. It comes after it reached previously set targets 11 years ahead of schedule.
KaiOS Technologies has partnered up with Justdiggit, a Dutch foundation that focuses on fighting desertification, to help Tanzanian farmers preserve their livelihood against the climate change threat.
Facebook's information center about climate change has added a new section that disproves common climate myths. The information hub is also rolling out to additional countries starting today.
Amazon has announced that 20 more firms, including IBM, have signed up to its The Climate Pledge programme which encourages signatories to meet their net-zero goals by 2040 rather than 2050.
Amazon has announced the latest expansion of The Climate Pledge, adding 13 more companies to the list of signatories committed to meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement 10 years early.
Nokia and Telefonica have conducted a study of the energy efficiency of 5G. They found that based on Telefonica's network, 5G was up to 90% more efficient than the older 4G network.
A new report published by UK MPs has suggested how the government could tackle the issue of electronic waste. It criticised online retailers like Amazon for not offering to collect e-waste.
Vodafone has announced that it plans to hit net zero carbon by the year 2040. Its Scope 1 & 2 emissions will reach net zero by 2030. The 2040 goal was set for 2050 but was brought forward.
Microsoft has announced that it will replenish more water than it uses by 2030. The firm is also committed to working with NGOs to help 1.5 million people gain access to clean water.
By 2030, Google has pledged to shift all its data centers and offices to renewable sources of energy under a plan dubbed "Stretch Goal". It will ditch oil and gas-based power completely.
Microsoft has announced that it intends to make its direct operations, products, and packaging zero waste by 2030. This follows its commitment to being carbon negative that same year.
In terms of sustainability initiatives, the new steps announced at Inspire 2020 today are specifically aimed at accelerating progress towards Microsoft's goal of being carbon negative by 2030.
Microsoft, Nike, Unilever, Danone, Mercedes-Benz, Moller-Maersk, Wipro, and Natura have formed 'Transform to Net Zero'—a global carbon-neutral group that will focus on slashing our carbon footprint.
Nokia has revealed that its liquid-cooled 5G base stations have managed to save Elisa, a Finnish operator, money on energy costs and even cut their carbon emissions by a massive 80%.
Google has stated that it will no longer provide AI tools to oil and gas firms which could facilitate in the discovery and extraction of natural resources which go on to cause global warming.
Elon Musk sought to alleviate the locals' water concerns relating to Tesla's plan to construct a factory in Germany, saying that the plant would use less water than the original expectation.
Ecosia has announced that it funded over 26,000 trees yesterday during its special event to help Australian wildlife recover from the recent bushfires that engulfed parts of the country for weeks.
Today, Microsoft announced an ambitious goal of being carbon negative by 2030, and then removing all of the carbon it has ever emitted since it was founded in 1975, by the year 2050.
In 2018, we were warned we have 12 years left to keep the climate exceeding safe limits. Here's a selection of great apps for Android and iOS that can help you reduce your carbon footprint.
With Environmental Insights Explorer, Google will be analyzing global mapping data to estimate building and transportation carbon emissions and renewable energy potential to help fight climate change.
The search engine, Ecosia, which focuses on turning ad revenue into trees, has announced that it's tree counter was sped up recently thanks to the number of searches, by users, growing.
Microsoft has outlined how scientists and conservationists are understanding, analyzing, and confronting environmental issues using its artificial intelligence and eco-centric applications.
LG has pledged to go carbon neutral by the year 2030. The South Korean company plans to achieve this goal via a multifaceted approach of buying credits, and reducing its emissions in half.