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This Earth Day

Feature story | April 21, 2009 at 0:00

This Earth Day, help us turn 3 million people into climate activists: starting with you. Here at Greenpeace, we're pushers of a controlled substance. It's called hope. And our new "Inspiring Action" video is dizzy with it.

Facebook update: Renewable energy now

Feature story | February 21, 2010 at 19:51

Facebook recently announced it will build a massive data centre in Oregon, U.S., packed full of the latest energy efficient computers to serve the hundreds of millions of friends connecting on their near-addictive social networking website. But...

Facebook, let's commit to Unfriend Coal by Earth Day

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | February 4, 2011

Since we started our campaign in February 2010, over 600,000 Greenpeace supporters like you have called on Facebook to unfriend coal and embrace renewables to power their massive data centres. Thank you. Just last week, I met with...

Join our Facebook petition - competition!

Blog entry by nyoung | February 14, 2011

We've just launched a photo petition (or, competition  - see below!) for everyone who wants Facebook to pledge to go green by Earth Day , and it's already chock full of images from supporters! Student climate activists in the...

5 Greenpeace Facebook moments to remember

Blog entry by JulietteH | February 7, 2014

The social networking giant, Facebook, turned ten today, but what does that have to do with Greenpeace? Well, whether you’ve signed in or not, Facebook has become a prime mover in digital activism. It's played a role in, and...

Ask Facebook to ♥ Renewable Energy! There's still time to enter our photo contest.

Blog entry by Anna Keenan | February 16, 2011

Wow! Only four days since we launched our photo-petition-competition and already we have over 500 creative entries calling on Facebook to Unfriend Coal ! View all the images – and vote by clicking ‘like’ for your favourites – by...

Happy Birthday, Facebook!

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | February 7, 2011

According to its own page , Facebook is celebrating its 7th birthday today. Seven years-old! Isn't that, like, half the age of Facebook's founder? Just teasing, Mark. Facebook's stats page gives us an idea of just how far the...

Facebook's coal problem overshadows green announcements

Blog entry by EoinD | November 8, 2010

Facebook launched an official "Green" page yesterday, highlighting what they're doing to be greener - from energy efficiency measures in their data centres, to auto/dual flush toilets in their offices. Those efforts are all good,...

The “So Coal Network”: Confronting Facebook’s Coal Problem (Video)

Blog entry by nyoung | September 16, 2010

Mark Zuckerberg is the CEO of Facebook. His Facebook profile doesn’t list his relationship status, but if it did, it might say “in a relationship with coal”. Everyone has had a friend in a destructive relationship — a relationship...

Executive Director of Greenpeace to CEO of Facebook: Unfriend Coal!

Blog entry by nyoung | September 2, 2010

We've been talking a lot about Facebook lately. We were alarmed in January by the company's announcement that it would build a coal-powered data center in Prineville, Oregon. So we started a little group to ask the company not...

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