What you need to know
- Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro is getting a very important upgrade.
- It is set to be the first-ever Apple product to feature carbon-free aluminum.
- Apple has been investing in aluminum production that releases oxygen, rather than greenhouse gases.
Apple has today announced that the 16-inch MacBook Pro is intended to be the first Apple device to be made from carbon-free aluminum.
As part of the announcement, Apple has today confirmed that the 16-inch MacBook Pro will be getting a very important upgrade:
As the report notes, Apple has been supporting the development of a new way of smelting aluminum that releases oxygen, rather than greenhouse gases. It took the first ever-delivery of the stuff last year, from that report:
As noted, Apple says the first batch of low carbon aluminum is being used in production intended for the 16-inch MacBook Pro. Apple today released a new environmental plege to be carbon neutral by 2030, noting that iPad, iPhone, Mac, and Apple Watch devices made in the last year were all made with 100% recycled material. You can read the full report here.
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Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple. Follow him on Twitter @stephenwarwick9