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Facebook Commits to Clean Energy Future

Media release | December 15, 2011 at 8:57

San Francisco, December 15, 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 programs that will enable...

Facebook status update: Renewable energy now

Feature story | February 18, 2010 at 18:00

Facebook, one of the fastest growing destinations on the web, recently announced its plan to build a massive data center in Prineville, Oregon. Unfortunately, while Facebook plans to build a highly energy-efficient data center, which saves it...

Facebook Users Break Guinness World Record and Tell The Social Networking Giant To...

Media release | April 13, 2011 at 12:24

SAN FRANCISCO -- 13 APRIL 2011 – Eleven hours into their attempt, tens of thousands of Facebook users around the world established a Guinness World Record for the most comments to a Facebook post in 24 hours.(1) The Facebook users joined with...

What does the “Instagration” mean for you?

Blog by Cassady Sharp | July 3, 2014

Everything about your Instagram photos has changed. Facebook, who owns the photo sharing platform Instagram, recently moved all Instagram data to its own servers, away from Amazon Web Services, which had previously hosted Instagram. In case...

Greenpeace Calls on Facebook to Kick Coal

Media release | February 18, 2010 at 18:00

Greenpeace International today launched an awareness campaign on Facebook targeting Facebook after the company announced that it will build a massive data center in Prineville, Oregon, that will run on coal, the United States’ biggest source of...

Make IT Green: Cloud Computing and its Contribution to Climate Change

Publication | March 29, 2010 at 18:00

"Make IT Green: Cloud Computing and its Contribution to Climate Change" shows how the launch of quintessential cloud computing devices like the Apple iPad, which offer users access to the "cloud" of online services like social networks and video...

The iPad, internet, climate change link in the spotlight

Feature story | March 29, 2010 at 18:00

On the eve of the launch of the iPad, our latest report warns that the growth of internet computing could come with a huge jump in greenhouse gas emissions. We follow the data streams back to the data centers providing a cautionary tale about how...

Victory! Facebook Friends Renewable Energy

Blog by Greenpeace International | December 15, 2011

After 20 months of mobilizing, agitating and negotiating to green Facebook, the Internet giant has today announced its goal to run on clean, renewable energy. More than 700,000 people from all over the world joined to make this...

Greenpeace Asks Facebook: As You Grow Toward a Billion Users, Will You Disclose Your...

Media release | July 23, 2010 at 16:22

Facebook announced yesterday that it has a population larger than the United States, Mexico, and Canada, combined, but it remains unknown what the popular social networking site will do in regard to its carbon footprint as it continues to expand.

Clicking Clean: Which companies are building us a green Internet?

Blog by David Pomerantz | May 12, 2015

Apple, Facebook and Google continue to lead efforts to build an Internet that is renewably powered, but uncooperative electric companies and rapid energy demand growth for the Internet places those ambitions under threat, according to a new...

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