Facebook boosts its climate commitments with pledge to cut greenhouse gases
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 ()
Photo illustration by William Joel | Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images
Facebook today pledged to slash greenhouse gases and purchase enough renewable energy and offsets to cancel out carbon dioxide emissions from its global operations this year. Facebook is, however, still pumping out greenhouse gases.
"The social media giant is also setting a more ambitious target for 2030"
The company’s new pledge to reach “net zero” carbon emissions puts it on track to offset its global power consumption and planet-heating pollution by investing in renewable energy projects and initiatives that capture and store carbon dioxide. The social media giant is also setting a more ambitious target of reaching net zero emissions for its supply chain, employee commuting, and business travel by 2030.
That puts Facebook in the...
💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions
Trump used Facebook to suppress the Black vote in battleground states during 2016 election, report saysReport: Trump's 2016 campaign sought to deter Black Americans in battleground states from voting by targeting them with negative Clinton Facebook ads.
Starbucks: No Pumpkin Spice Latte, Hundreds Of Stores
Credit: Wochit News Duration: 00:34Published
97-year-old becomes a judo great with 10th dan
Credit: ODN Duration: 00:34Published
Aleksandr Kogan: The link between Cambridge Analytica and FacebookMark Zuckerberg has been the one testifying before Congress, but the scientist at the heart of the biggest privacy scandal on Earth has largely stayed out of the..
Facebook Blocks Suicide Livestream: Euthanasia Supporter
Credit: Wochit News Duration: 00:33Published
You Might Like
Related news from verified sources
Tweets about this