Re: [Wikimedia-l] California drought and WMF

2015-09-16 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, When the WMF is to consider the environment, investing in green energy is the most obvious priority. As it is the locations do use standard grid energy. Most of the big boys on the Internet, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook have committed themselves to going green. The Internet if it were a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] California drought and WMF

2015-09-16 Thread Tim Starling
On 15/09/15 22:32, Milos Rancic wrote: > For the last few years I am thinking about this issue, and as I didn't see > anybody talking about that, I think we should start a kind of low level > discussion, as it doesn't require immediate action. > > From what I read, Bay Area is not particularly

Re: [Wikimedia-l] California drought and WMF

2015-09-15 Thread James Salsman
One thing the Foundation could do to help with climate change and water issues other than move office locations, and which is on topic because the Foundation has chosen to purchase renewable energy through contracting with suppliers in the past, is if the Foundation attempted to secure desalinated