[...] Internet companies often cloak themselves in an image of environmental awareness. But some companies that essentially live on the Internet are moving facilities to North Carolina, Virginia, northeastern Illinois and other regions whose main sources of energy are coal and nuclear power, the report said. The report singles out Apple as one of the leaders of the charge to coal-fired energy.
In the language of the Greenpeace report, those sources constitute “dirty energy,” meaning nonrenewable.
Continue reading at Online Cloud Services Rely on Coal or Nuclear Power, Report Says