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Carbon Trading and Coal: Making the Right Choice

Blog entry by Arin de Hoog | 12 June, 2013 3 comments

It’s time for the EU to make some decisions about its own future and the future of its citizens. There are two things at stake; the fiscal impetus of recovering a carbon emissions trading scheme which is perilously close to...

Endangered species pay the price of palm oil's expansion

Blog entry by Ntumwel Bonito Chia and Denis Kupsch | 3 October, 2014 4 comments

There have been a number of reports in recent months shedding light on the serious threat industrial agribusiness plantations can pose to the habitat of large mammals. Be this the gorilla, the chimpanzee, the forest elephant or...

Facebook Accepts King Coal's Friend Request... Again

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | 5 August, 2010 3 comments

Facebook has added insult to injury in an ongoing controversy over its soon-to-be primarily coal-powered data center, currently under construction in Prineville, Oregon. The company announced Friday that it will more than double the...

What Do Cows, Volcanoes, Sun and Wind Have in Common?

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | 10 June, 2010 3 comments

They can all be used to power the cloud. A sudden burst of concepts for renewably powered data centers has appeared in tech news lately. Part school science project and part Apollo Project, ideas for how to get data centers to run...

Hey! Coal! Get off of my cloud!

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | 27 May, 2010 3 comments

There are 50 million computer servers in the world today.  And a recent report by BusinessWeek says that, of the 8 million new servers added each year, 50% are bound for data centers. That’s 4 million additional servers per year that...

Code REDD

Blog entry by mikeg | 16 December, 2009 1 comment

Discussions at these climate talks are often in a highly specialized language that some of us like to call “Alphabet Soup” – because it is conducted almost entirely in acronyms. One such cup o’ soup we’ve been hearing a lot about...

Greenpeace Canada: Renewable Power Blocked by Nuclear in Ontario

Blog entry by Justin | 26 January, 2009

Energy Minister George Smitherman is making another good news announcement today on the government’s support for wind power. What Minister Smitherman won’t mention is that he’s capped the development of green energy to make space for...

Thousands join a protest against coal

Image | 5 March, 2008 at 1:00

Thousands join a protest against coal-fired power plant in Iloilo City which if built would contribute to global climate change and lock the country in a dirty energy cycle for years to come.

A lit C02 sign

Image | 21 April, 2009 at 1:00

A C02 sign is lit in reminder of the climate issue as chancellor Merkel meets with financial representatives in Berlin to discuss banking plans.

JFK Calls for a Revolution

Video | 27 October, 2008 at 11:29

The Energy [R]evolution is Greenpeace's plan to save the planet from catastrophic climate change.

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