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250,000 people call on Volkswagen to change

Blog entry by Richard - Greenpeace UK | July 27, 2011

This morning something momentous happened. Our Jedi-o-meter hit 250,00 One quarter of a million people - from all corners of the galaxy - calling on Volkswagen to stop blocking progress on climate change . We'd love to...

VIDEO: A VW stormtrooper sees the lights

Blog entry by Nick Young | July 8, 2011

Following last week's dramatic shutting down of our rebel communications channel ( YouTube to you, humans), the Rebellion has bounced back. Our videos are now everywhere - thanks to you brave Jedi - and our ranks are swelling ...

Greenpeace film competition: turning the cameras on VW

Blog entry by James - Greenpeace UK | August 9, 2011

Volkswagen says it wants to be the most eco-friendly car manufacturer in the world. But it’s spending millions trying to stop laws to make cars more efficient and cut climate change emissions. On September 17, Greenpeace is...

VW film: A YouTube U-Turn

Blog entry by James - Greenpeace UK | July 21, 2011

We still have to turn VW away from the Dark Side , but we’ve scored a small victory for internet freedom along the way. A few days into our campaign while our Volkswagen film was the most shared ‘ad’ in the world, YouTube suspended...

Jedi, we need your help. There has been a disturbance in the Force

Blog entry by James - Greenpeace UK | July 2, 2011

Last night – at approximately 18:30 – our communications equipment took a direct hit . After providing nearly 2 million transmissions of our latest Rebellion underground message “VW: The Dark Side”, our YouTube films and channel...

VW: 500,000 Jedi can't be wrong

Blog entry by jamie | February 3, 2012

Our VW campaign has passed a significant milestone, as the Jedi ranks swell to over 500,000. That's an incredible half a million people demanding that Volkswagen gets behind the sort of climate laws we need to save our planet. So...

Voting now open in our VW film competition!

Blog entry by Richardg | October 20, 2011

Volkswagen claims to be an eco-friendly company, but in reality it's lobbying against the laws we need to stop climate change and make cars more efficient. Last month, we challenged film makers from around the world to help us...

5 things you didn’t know about Volkswagen

Blog entry by Saraa | August 4, 2011

Last week we showed you evidence of VW actively lobbying in the US against the laws we need to protect our planet. Here are some more facts about Volkswagen that the company doesn't put on its billboards. 1. Only 6 per cent of...

Oil, gas guzzlers and climate change – the Dark side of the force they are

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | June 30, 2011

Way up north, in a land far, far away, a legion of seven-year-old children armed with light sabers have taken on Europe’s biggest carmaker – Volkswagen – to highlight its poor environmental record. Despite a carefully crafted image...

Join the rebellion and turn VW away from the dark side

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | June 29, 2011

It’s not every day you’re called to step up in defence of your planet – but today is one of those days. A few moments ago we launched a new global campaign to change Volkswagen by turning them away from the Dark Side, and we need...

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