15 Dec '11, 2pm

You did it! Facebook becomes friends with renewable energy

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. In addition, Greenpeace and Facebook will collaborate in the promotion renewable energy and encourage major utilities to develop renewable energy sources (pdf ). Facebook has also committed to develop programmes with Greenpeace so that its users can save energy and engage their communities in clean energy decisions. The possibilities for helping to empower and mobilise people around the world to launch an energy revolution are staggering. From today, Facebook has a siting policy that states a preference for access to clean...

Full article: http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/blog/climate/victory-faceboo...

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