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Facebook commits to clean energy future

Press release | 15 December, 2011 at 6:23

Amsterdam, 15 December 2011 - Greenpeace and Facebook today announced that they will collaborate on the promotion of renewable energy, encourage major utilities to develop renewable energy generation, and develop programmes that will enable...

Greenpeace ‘likes’ Facebook’s new datacentre, but wants a greener friendship

Press release | 27 October, 2011 at 14:04

Amsterdam, 27 October 2011 -- Greenpeace today welcomed news that Facebook’s new datacentre, to be built in Luleå, Sweden (1), could be fully powered by renewable energy, but called on the company to take its ambitions further by using green...

Greenpeace supporters set world record for most Facebook comments

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 14 April, 2011 5 comments

We just set a world record for the most comments on a single Facebook post in one day! Our supporters posted no less than 80,000 comments in at least eleven languages on our Facebook Unfriend Coal page in the past 24 hours. ...

Irish activists unfurl giant webpage at Facebook office

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 12 April, 2011 1 comment

Irish Greenpeace volunteers unfurled a 6x2m banner today outside the offices of Facebook in Dublin's trendy Grand Canal Basin, calling on the internet giant to commit to using clean, safe renewable energy to run its data centres around...

Facebook means business in mission to 'Unfriend Coal'

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 1 August, 2012 4 comments

Facebook has shown today it is serious about its push to Unfriend Coal. The social networking company published its 2011 energy and carbon footprint data and announced a 2015 goal of powering 25% of the platform with renewable...

Facebook means business in mission to 'Unfriend Coal'

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 1 August, 2012 1 comment

If you’ve followed the effort by Greenpeace International and hundreds of thousands of Facebook users around the world to get the social networking platform to Unfriend Coal , you’ll be heartened by today’s news. Facebook ...

Daily news: Commemorations of the Chernobyl disaster around the world and Facebook...

Blog entry by Gianluca R | 27 April, 2011

Top news: Protests, gatherings and actions in remembrance of Chernobyl victims all around the world; After many calls for a clean energy policy implementation and an embarrassing silence Facebook starts to answer Greenpeace questions;...

Facebook's New Datacentre: a renewable-powered friend?

Blog entry by Anna K | 27 October, 2011 3 comments

Today the tech and business media are all a-twitter about Facebook, after news that company will start constructing its first datacentre outside the United States, close to the Arctic Circle, in Luleå, Sweden. By locating the...

Daily News: Fukushima nuclear disaster upgraded to Chernobyl level, Morrisons...

Blog entry by Kamila P | 12 April, 2011

Top news: Fukushima now rated as INES 7, like Chernobyl says Japan’s nuclear agency; Greenpeace organizes anti-nuclear protests in Spain and Turkey; New Zealand government deploys military against peaceful Greenpeace protest;...

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