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Hi Greenpeace. What do you need this money for?

Posted by Nic S — 21 September 2012 at 3:53pm - Comments

The Arctic is in a state of crisis. We have put out an urgent call for financial support. But what will we do with £100,000? One of our supporters took the time to ask us on facebook. And I’d like to take the time to fully respond.

Shell’s Facebook moment of truth?

Posted by ben — 19 July 2012 at 1:50pm - Comments

If there’s one thing to love about social media, it’s this: no matter how many millions companies like Shell throw at it, they’ll never crack it. Because they don’t control the message -- you do.

Apple - Time to clean our cloud!

Posted by petespeller — 24 April 2012 at 6:49pm - Comments
'Clean our cloud' poster in the window of Apple's London store
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Pasting up the 'Clean our cloud' banner at Apple's London store

Today, we went to Apple's flagship store in London to challenge them to clean up thier iCloud. Volunteers put up giant banners on the windows to catch the eyes of passers-by, as well as handing out hundreds of apples made from coal to customers at the Regent Street store.

VW: social media rebellion - an experiment

Posted by Br1an — 6 January 2012 at 4:27pm - Comments
Volkswagen is ignoring us on social media. Time to make some noise.
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Volkswagen is ignoring us on social media. Time to make some noise.

As you may well know, Volkswagen has decided to ignore over a thousand of your comments on Facebook. This isn't just a social media faux pas, it's also downright rude.

They want us to go away quietly. But we won't. This is about the world's biggest car maker risking our future.

Victory! Facebook becomes friends with renewable energy

Posted by Eoin D — 15 December 2011 at 3:01pm - Comments

After nearly two years 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 possible! Facebook's message to energy producers is clear: invest now in renewable energy, and move away from coal power.

New Greenpeace report digs up the dirt on Internet data centres

Posted by jamess — 21 April 2011 at 12:52pm - Comments
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For most of us, when we think about our environmental footprint, the first things that spring to mind are how to commute to work, the kind of bags we use for food shopping, or the detergents we wash our clothes with. But how often do we consider the energy we use when surfing the web? Or, how much polluting, dirty energy our Facebook profile generates?

Face it, Facebook, time to unfriend coal

Posted by sara_a — 15 April 2011 at 11:05am - Comments
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Down at Facebook's London HQ

Very early this morning a handful of us went down to Facebook’s London HQ, to leaflet and talk to Facebook staff about Greenpeace’s global ‘Unfriend Coal’ campaign. We’re asking Facebook to stop using dirty coal to power its servers, and commit to sourcing 100% renewable energy.

LIVE NOW: you've got 24 hours to make a world record

Posted by jamess — 13 April 2011 at 12:42pm - Comments
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Update, 14 April: We did it! Greenpeace smashed the world record for comments on a Facebook post with a total of 80,027 in 24 hours. 

While many of us squander productive hours on the Facebook monster, today there's something useful and important you can do on the social network: set a world record and help push the internet giant off coal.

Ask Facebook to ♥ renewable energy in photo competition

Posted by Eoin D — 17 February 2011 at 7:10pm - Comments
Facebook Unfriend Coal photo competition entry
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Enter the next round of the Unfriend Coal photo competition

The first round of our photo competition asking Facebook to ♥ Renewable Energy (and thus Unfriend Coal) has just closed but the entries have been so amazing we're launching another round straight away.

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

Posted by Kumi Naidoo — 8 February 2011 at 5:23pm - Comments
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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.

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