Microsoft’s emissions jump almost 30% as it races to meet AI demand
Climate / 16.05.2024

Microsoft’s emissions jump almost 30% as it races to meet AI demand

Increase from 2020 to 2023 highlights challenges of meeting climate goals while investing in infrastructure

The nearly 30 per cent increase in emissions was in large part due to the construction of the data centres that AI and cloud computing systems run on, Microsoft said. Photograph: PA Microsoft’s emissions have risen by almost a third since 2020, as th... [2532 chars]

Published by: The Irish Times

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