08 Sep '11, 9am

Absolutely brilliant example of digital activism from @GreenpeaceUK today. Check out the Facebook raid! #greenwash

I the original campaign on this issue Greenpeace kept referring to the fact that 'only' 6% of VWs sold were their most efficient and making out that this was entirely their fault. Erm...how excatly? I drive a (second hand) VW. It's a diesel. It emits less than 150g/km of CO2. It is 8 yerars old, I maintain it well and have reduced my usage as much as I can. On a recent holiday where my other half was driving it behind the camper van it was doing 65mpg. That's pretty good i Reckon, especially since it makes 150bhp from it's 1.9 litre engine. How you drive is far more improtant than what in most cases (unless you own a ludicrously big, powerful car). If I bought a new onetomorrow, would I buy the greenest one? NO. Why? Because it is tediously slow, dangerously slow. You cannot overtake, you have no power available to get out of trouble should it arise. I am not talking about...

Full article: http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/blog/climate/massive-project...

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