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.

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.

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.

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