This is why the world is in trouble. Microsoft upper management is either lying to the world or is really, really, really very ignorant. Either way, it's not a good thing for Microsoft.
Reading the article is like reading a fantasy novel. They make stuff up out of thin air, disregard actual scientific studies, and pretty much gloss over realistic climate over the history of the Earth.Microsoft will be carbon negative by 2030
Let's just dig into the beginning.
- Microsoft Claim: "The scientific consensus is clear."
Extremely False: The consensus among non-scientist liberals is clear. The actual consensus among those who have some sort of degree relating to the climate is extremely not clear. Point of fact is that every single prediction from the "Global Warming" crowd has never come to pass. That's 100% fail rate. 100 Italian scientists send petition to UN that there is no "Global Warming". The list just goes on and on for those who want the truth.
- Microsoft Claim: "The world confronts an urgent carbon problem. The carbon in our atmosphere has created a blanket of gas that traps heat and is changing the world’s climate. Already, the planet’s temperature has risen by 1 degree centigrade. If we don’t curb emissions, and temperatures continue to climb, science tells us that the results will be catastrophic."
Extremely False: Point of fact is that CO2 levels are higher now than the past 20 years, yet global temps have flat lined. One study's results state that there was a much warmer period in the Earth's history with far less CO2 levels than today. So, we have flatlined temps with higher CO2 levels ... and, this is important, the latest study of all those wind turbines? They're causing temperature increases greater than what those "Global Warming" people have stated. Lest you jump over to those "debunked" sites, read below.Harvard study finds that wind turbines create MORE global warming than the fossil fuels they eliminate – and the same is true for scooters and electric cars
"two Harvard scientists have found that the spinning blades of these massive metal monstrosities create more climate warming than coal plants, as one prominent example of the fossil fuel energy that climate alarmists claim is creating global warming. In fact, wind turbines are more “polluting” in terms of the heat they give off than any fossil fuel energy source currently in use, which just goes to show that so-called “clean” energy is, at least in this case, a myth. Published in the journal Joule, the paper concluded that, if all of the electricity demands of the United States could suddenly be supplied by nothing but wind turbines, the surface of the continental states would increase in temperature by a shocking 0.24 degrees Celsius. This figure is vastly greater than the 0.1 degree Celsius temperature reduction that climate fanatics are aiming to achieve by “decarbonizing” our nation’s electricity sector before the finality of this current century."
So, taken into comparison, just in the U.S., then yes, wind turbines would produce far more climate warming than fossil fuels. Not debunked at all. Those sites just try to toss in confusion to cover the facts.
- Microsoft Claim: "The world’s climate experts agree that the world must take urgent action to bring down emissions."
Very Misleading: Who are the "climate experts" that Microsoft is referencing? Those same "97%" that's been debunked already? As seen above, there is no consensus among actual scientists in the climate area. And just how many of the "world's climate experts" did Microsoft talk to or are referencing? They don't say. 1, 2, 10? This is a very misleading statement.
Since the very basis of the article has been debunked as extremely false, everything else in the article will fall apart upon closer inspection and real world facts.