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Stop Dirty Politics, Save Offshore Wind

Feature story | April 23, 2006 at 18:00

We’ve seen the political influence of big oil before, and even drawn a connection between financial contributions and congressional voting records – before anyone had heard of Jack Abramoff. But this takes the cake.

Cape Wind's Future in Jeopardy

Feature story | April 11, 2006 at 13:20

Microsoft moves toward greener internet with wind energy purchase

Blog by David Pomerantz | July 15, 2014

The race to build a green internet is in full swing, with Microsoft announcing today that it is purchasing 175 MW of wind energy in Illinois to power its data center operations there. Electricity generated by that wind farm will power...

Top 13 Facebook Posts of 2013

Blog by Meena Hussain | December 23, 2013

It’s been a great year for Greenpeace USA’s facebook page! We just surpassed 200,000 page likes, with a growth rate of 42% this year. That’s huge! And it’s all thanks to our followers and your interest in fighting for a green and peaceful future,...

World’s largest windfarm opens, can power half a million homes

Blog by Cassady Sharp | July 5, 2013

The world’s largest offshore wind farm is officially open. It’s called London Array, and it will produce enough clean wind energy to power half a million homes. It even started generating electricity last fall. Read more at Treehugger.

Spain Wind Power FTW! Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 23% in 2013

Blog by Meena Hussain | January 7, 2014

When I think of Spain I usually think of José Andrés, Sangría, and the lovely work of architect Antoni Gaudí – but now I think of wind power! Last year’s results show that Spain has dropped their utility-related greenhouse gas emissions by a...

Microsoft buys wind energy to power its data center as Clippy cleans up its act

Blog by David Pomerantz | November 4, 2013

The competition among the biggest Internet companies in the world to power their operations with clean energy appears to have a new entrant: Microsoft.   Greenpeace has noted in the past that Microsoft hasn’t always backed up its green rhetoric …...

Top 11 stories from the Green Internet in 2013

Blog by David Pomerantz | December 6, 2013

2013 has been a whirlwind of exciting developments for the growing idea that the Internet should be powered with clean energy, and it couldn’t happen at a better time. As access spreads around the world and people watch more streaming videos and...

"A Tale of Two Oregons"

Blog by Robert Gardner | October 15, 2010 1 comment

Just today, the Department of Energy has decided to start getting serious about solving the problem of Oregon’s dirty secret. The largest wind farm in the world has gotten approval to move ahead and much needed loan guarantees. ...

Frontliners at a Cape Wind rally.

Image | June 6, 2008 at 14:41

Frontliners at a Cape Wind rally.

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