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Microsoft's Emissions Spike 29% as AI Gobbles Up Resources


In 2023, Microsoft's emissions increased by 29% and water usage rose by 23% due to high demand for AI resources. Despite using renewable energy equivalent to powering Paris for two years, challenges in sustainability persist, especially in data center operations.

  • Emissions up by 29%
  • Water usage rose 23%
  • AI resources demand high
  • Renewable energy used
  • Data centers challenge sustainability