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Victory! Facebook 'friends' renewable energy

Feature story | 15 December, 2011 at 16:00

After 20 months of mobilising, 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 victory possible!

Facebook climate protest grows to almost 400k in 7 weeks

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 7 April, 2010

We just launched a French-language facebook group -- Nous demandons 100% d'énergie renouvelable pour Facebook! -- to compliment the vibrant English- and Spanish- language ones we started a few weeks ago. It all began when...

People power pushes back on Internet censorship

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 19 January, 2012 9 comments

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU everyone who took action yesterday, and took a historic stand against Internet censorship. We're proud to have stood shoulder to shoulder with some of the world's biggest websites, and all of you, in...

New York Times shines spotlight on the internet’s impact on the environment

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 24 September, 2012

On Sunday, the New York Times launched a new series called “The Cloud Factories” that examines the massive data centers that store the data that makes up the internet, and the effects they have on the environment. The series kicked...

Mapping our losses

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 27 March, 2007

For some time I've been looking for software that will produce maps of the world where the size of territories is distorted by some relevant metric (population, carbon emissions, GDP per head etc). Now I've found the World Mapper ...

Copenhagen week 1: Tove tells it like it is

Blog entry by Lisa | 11 December, 2009

Tove Ryding, one our political advisors from Denmark - spoke at the CAN International Press Conference this morning. Watch her brilliantly phrased comments about the latest events in Copenhagen below. If you have...

Slovakia restarts the Bohunice V1 reactor

Blog entry by Justin | 12 January, 2009 1 comment

Slovakia's Prime Minister Robert Fico has ordered the country’s Bohunice V1 reactor restarted in the face of the ongoing dispute between Russian and the Ukraine over gas supplies. As we discussed last week , this really is an...

March 31: The Internet, fueling climate change

Blog entry by Almudena | 31 March, 2010

Greenpeace activists do a die-in protest at the gate of the Cilacap coal power plant (Indonesia), to expose the true cost of coal. Your internet server can have a huge negative impact on the environment (contributing to climate...

Facebook, stay cool - just kick the coal

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 25 February, 2010

Facebook offices on University Avenue, Palo Alto, CA. Photo via Flickr Facebook’s first ever data center , full of state of the art and energy efficient equipment, will be built in Prineville, Oregon in the north west of the US.

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