Why this Apple Executive says the United States needs a new energy system
Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice President of environmental, political and social initiatives, said the U.S. energy system was meant to bring power to as many people as possible, as quickly as possible. But forest fires in California, highlight the need to invest in technology to improve the system and make it more resilient.
“investment in our energy system is a lot more to the front than to the defence of the old system,” Jackson said. “A new energy system is what we need.”
Jackson, the remarks made in an interview with CNN Business Emerging Markets Editor John Defterios at the San Francisco Apple store on 11. October.
equipment supply company, Pacific Gas and Electric has been blamed for starting a deadly forest fires in the state, in the past, and the company reports that the say that your devices will be connected to at least three of the more than a dozen latest fires has been filed. PG&E also criticism in October for intentionally, many customers cut, to avoid the electricity in a bid, lines, sparking fires in windy and dry conditions.
interview with Jackson< / strong> joined just a few weeks before the beginning of the massive Kincade wildfire in Sonoma County on October 23, which as of Wednesday was mostly contained, and ha
sd consumed almost 80,000 acres. At the same time, several other forest fires in various States of containment
Jackson also said she believes California, in particular, the pace “for clean energy in the US”. The state has sources to 2045./div>
Apple, based in Cupertino, California, met a company goal to run his offices, retail, data centers, 100% clean energy in 2018. The company has also convinced, 44, to oblige his suppliers to do, also for the production of Apple products.
Tech-company ” actions in the context of climate change was also a Central theme in your employees: employees of Google, for example, published an open letter Monday to the chief financial officer, challenge yourself with a climate plan that includes a commitment for the adoption of emission-free by 2030. Such a plan would be similar to this question by the employee at Amazon and Microsoft.