17 Apr '12, 8pm

Amazon, Apple, Twitter score low on clean energy

Amazon, Apple, Twitter score low on clean energy

NOT A GREEN APPLE: The computer giant Apple refuted Greenpeace's negative findings about its datacenters as outdated or flat-out wrong. (Photo: Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP) SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon, Apple and Twitter were graded poorly on April 17 in a Greenpeace study of technology titans' use of clean energy to power the mushrooming Internet cloud, but Facebook , Google and Yahoo! won praise. The environmental charity's "How Clean is your Cloud?" report, billed as a rallying cry instead of a critique, related to the companies' use of datacenters and other energy issues. "We are not trying to give them a hard time, we are trying to build them up to do the right thing,"Greenpeace senior campaign specialist Casey Harrell told AFP. "We love our iPhones , they make our lives better; but they shouldn't make the planet worse." Cupertino , California -based Apple got "D" grades for effic...

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