Apple and Google drinking the climate Kool-Aid

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Their stockholders should ay something - from Communities Digital News:

Apple and Google pour billions down a green drain
Business has been captured by climatism, the belief that humans are causing dangerous global warming. Leading businesses announce plans to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, purchase renewable energy, use vehicle biofuels and buy carbon credits. But there is no evidence that commercial policies to “fight” climate change have any measurable effect on global temperatures.

Apple and Google, the darling companies of the millennial generation, have spent billions trying to halt global warming. Apple has brought us the Mac personal computer, the iPhone, the iPad and other trend-setting electronic devices, becoming the world’s highest-valued company. Google has been called the most innovative technology company in the world, delivering the Google search engine, which revolutionized use of the internet, Google Books and Google Maps; now it is developing a self-driving car.

But both of these leading companies have swallowed the misguided theory of human-caused climate change, hook, line and sinker.

Apple’s 2015 Environmental Responsibility Report states, “We don’t want to debate climate change. We want to stop it.” Former EPA administrator Lisa Jackson now heads Apple’s environmental efforts. The firm boasts that it measures its carbon footprint “rigorously,” estimating it emitted 34 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalents in in 2014. But somehow Apple missed the fact that carbon dioxide is a gas emitted in huge volumes by nature. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change of the United Nations, nature puts 25 times as much carbon dioxide into the atmosphere every day as all of the world’s industries.

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