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Facebook's New Datacenter

Unfriend Coal Campaign Breathes a Sigh of Happiness Very near the Arctic Circle, in Luleå, Sweden, Facebook is working on its first datacenter outside the United States. Free cooling from this frigid environment and being near renewable hydropower in the area, this more progressive location is is showing the datacenter will be greener than normal

Clean Your Face(book)–Take Action Today! [cartoon]

From Kelly Mitchell – Greenpeace Coal Campaigner You have 24 hours to set a world record on Facebook and help get the social network to start powering their website from clean and unlimited energy sources like the sun and the wind, instead of the dirty coal-fired power they’re using right now. Are you in? Back

Facebook's New Logo — Which One's a No-Go?

Back in February 2010, Greenpeace called on Facebook to unfriend coal and embrace renewables to power their massive data centers, giving them a deadline of April 22 (Earth Day) of this year. Since then, over 600,000 Greenpeace supporters have called on Facebook to take action and according to Greenpeace International Executive Director, Kumi Naidoo, Facebook is listening (atleast the founder’s sister, Randi Zuckerberg is).

Green Living, Activism, and Clean Energy Stories of the Day

Some of the top green living, activism, and clean energy stories from the past day or so: Activism Greenpeace Gives Facebook “Unfriend Coal” Deadline Greenpeace has been pushing Facebook to “unfriend coal” and go the route of clean energy for awhile. Facebook, for the most part, hasn’t listened. Greenpeace is now telling Facebook it should

Greenpeace-Facebook Interview [VIDEO] & the Convo Continues

Here’s an update from Greenpeace International regarding the Greenpeace-Facebook interview we wrote about yesterday, as well as a cool new announcement (received via email): Dear friends, We’ve just watched a video stream from Davos, where Facebook’s Marketing Director, Randi Zuckerberg, and our International Executive Director, Kumi Naidoo, were having a lively discussion on social media,

Facebook Going Green(wash)?

We’ve covered a big Greenpeace campaign pushing Facebook to “Unfriend Coal” previously here on Planetsave (see: Facebook Unfriend Coal Campaign Video (Brilliant & Super Cute) and Greenpeace, Facebook Convo on Coal, Renewable Energy, and Power). It seems Facebook is getting the message that it needs to green its activities a bit more (or at least

Facebook Unfriend Coal Campaign Video (Brilliant & Super Cute)

I wrote on Facebook’s “unfriend coal” campaign a couple weeks ago, focusing on the conversation between leaders in the activism giant’s organization and leaders in the internet giant’s organization. Since that time, Facebook has put out a brilliant and super-cute campaign video (below) and I’ve run across some more interesting (shocking, I might say) information.

Greenpeace, Facebook Convo on Coal, Renewable Energy, and Power

Greenpeace has had a campaign going on both on Facebook and off telling Facebook to “Unfriend Coal.” In other words, Greenpeace and 500,000 supporters (so far) are urging Facebook to stop using energy from dirty coal plants. The Executive Director of Greenpeace International, Kumi Naidoo, recently got into the discussion and wrote a letter to Facebook

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