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nil  ·  246 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Microsoft Pledges To Remove From The Atmosphere All The Carbon It Has Ever Emitted

There's a certain bank that my err... dad may have worked for that went carbon neutral. It's not extremely hard to do if you're a software company. Your main product produces hardly any emissions itself. You mainly need to offload your headquarters, offices, utilities, all the materials you use, maybe transportation of your employees.

It's green washing but it's largely harmless. Monopolistic business practices aside, it's certainly a better way to make a living than a career in the oil industry. Or mass producing fidget spinners or whatever.

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    And by 2050, the tech giant pledges it will "remove from the environment all the carbon the company has emitted either directly or by electrical consumption since it was founded in 1975."

All due respect to MSFT, but we're kind of boned anyway by then.