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When companies say they’re using “100% renewable energy,” take it with a grain of salt

30/05/2019

There’s a big difference between “100% renewable” and “100% carbon-free.” When companies commit to 100% renewable electricity–or reach that goal, like Apple, Lego, Google, and others already have–they celebrate it as a win for the climate. But a new study makes clear...
There’s a big difference between “100% renewable” and “100% carbon-free.” When companies commit to 100% renewable electricity–or reach that goal, like Apple, Lego, Google, and others already have–they celebrate it as a win for the climate. But a new study makes clear that the impact of a switch to renewables depends on how it’s implemented—”100% renewable” doesn’t mean the same thing as 100% carbon-free.Read Full Story There’s a big difference between “100% renewable” and “100% carbon-free.” When companies commit to 100% renewable electricity–or reach that goal, like Apple, Lego, Google, and others already have–they celebrate it as a win for the climate. But a new study makes clear that the impact of a switch to renewables depends on how it’s implemented—”100% renewable” doesn’t mean the same thing as 100% carbon-free.Read Full Story
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