Later in 2022, Apple will roll out a new clean energy charging feature to iOS 16, helping reduce the iPhone’s carbon footprint.
Apple announced it helped suppliers double the amount of clean energy used in 2021, avoiding 13.9 million metric tons of carbon emissions.
Apple’s latest Annual Green Bond report shows a commitment to green energy. New investments show promise in cleaner smelted aluminum.
The clean energy initiative will generate 290 megawatts to the PJM energy grid. This is enough to power 74,000 homes, although it won’t be used for that purpose.
In this episode, Bryan and Jeff discuss Mac keyboards, and what they like about clicky, long-throw keyboards, including the Azio Classic Retro BT keyboard Bryan just reviewed. They also go through a thought experiment on whether Facebook could ever earn our trust on privacy by radically reshaping their policies. They cap the show with a look at how Apple manages to be profitable and green, both.
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According to XinhuaNet, Apple will build the facility in Ulanqab City, in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Apple is expanding its solar farms, and that’s a good sign for clean energy in the United States, according to John Martellaro. He joins Jeff Gamet to explain how Apple is setting an example for other companies, plus they look at Apple’s just announced involvement in the Partnership on AI.