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Greenpeace Was Nailing VW Years Before the Diesel Cheating Scandal Broke

Greenpeace Was Nailing VW Years Before the Diesel Cheating Scandal Broke

Greenpeace has for years actively campaigned against Volkswagen and these days it’s looking to have been quite insightful. “Volkswagen opposes key European laws that we need if we’re going to save our planet from climate change,” said the activist organiztation in June 2011 under a video likening VW to the Evil Empire of Star Wars fame. “All is not lost. We feel the good in Volkswagen. Help us turn VW away from the Dark Side.” How did VW get around those laws? By lying to the public, and never mind if the environment and human health were put at risk, now says Greenpeace through imagery and its continued campaigning. Today its twitter page is abuzz with fresh rhetoric. It also has a dedicated Twitter page set up including this one , and others to gather signatures in its confrontational stance against the German automaker. In so many words, it has likened VW to, or outrigh...

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