Big companies say they are leading the way to a cleaner future, but with only voluntary disclosures to keep them honest we just have to trust them
NEWS: Ernest Moniz and Gina McCarthy to address Obama’s climate policies, including new coal regulations, in online chat
NEWS: US technology giants reveal backing for renewable energy and efficiency measures
A new Google-powered mapping tool uses terabytes of data to show where deforestation is happening in real time
Data giant makes third major low carbon purchase in January in quest to run all data centres on 100% renewables
Tuesday’s top 5: Tech giant’s purchase of smart thermostat company a boost for smart grids, Peruvian government to push ahead with Amazon drilling, and global warming forces plants up mountains
The projects located in Southern California and Arizona will power over 17,000 homes
Walmart, Costco, Apple and IKEA are some of the companies that have helped to deploy over 3GW of solar in the US
Third major renewable investment by IT giant takes company’s clean energy holdings to over $1 billion
Part financed by Google, the $2.2 billion Ivanpah project is expected to come online by the end of this year
Users account for the vast majority of its CO2 footprint, but R&D efforts for self-driving cars are also taking their toll.
Small planes that generate energy at high altitudes are already in advanced stages of production in the EU and USA
Morning summary: Google is wooing climate change denier Jim Inhofe at a fundraiser.
Morning Summary: Guaranteed buyer allows developer to fund wind farm that will power Google’s Finnish data centre
Morning Summary: Head of internet’s leading search engine says “you can lie about the effects of climate change, but eventually you’ll be seen as a liar”