How Greenpeace Wrecked One of the Most Sacred Places in the Americas

Greenpeace can get a little aggressive with its tactics. That doesn't mean that it's not fighting for a good cause! But after the organization marched through the sacred Nazca Lines etched into the Peruvian desert for a climate protest, capturing it all on camera with a drone, you have to wonder what the hell they… »12/11/14 3:30pm12/11/14 3:30pm

This Solar Truck Is Bringing Emergency Energy to Rockaway

The Rockaways are in a state of emergency. They haven't had power in a week, and it doesn't appear to be coming back any time soon. Independently operated aid distribution centers have been popping up, helping people get the food and supplies they need, but given gas shortages, it's been hard to keep things up and… »11/05/12 9:20pm11/05/12 9:20pm

Greenpeace on Apple MacBook 2008 Redesign: Good, but Not Good Enough

Greenpeace is dead set on giving Apple and Steve Jobs an inferiority complex. With one hand, the environmental group patted Apple on the head »10/19/08 12:00pm10/19/08 12:00pm after the unveiling of its . With the other hand, however, it managed to knock Apple down a peg or two for still not doing enough to save the environment. "Compared to where…

Question of the Day: Do You Care if a Company is "Green" When it Comes to Gadgets?

As I am sure you know, Greenpeace has been all over Apple about it not being more eco-friendly with regard to its products. Needless to say, the term "hippie" gets thrown around quite a bit when we discuss these issues, but there is no doubt that there is a lot of pressure on companies to go green these days. However,… »1/30/08 5:20pm1/30/08 5:20pm

Greenpeace Clash of the Consoles: Corny, Vaguely Informative and Pointless

Never one to take a PR opportunity lying down, Greenpeace is fashioning the hooplah over its goose-eggs for Nintendo on its green company survey into even more media fodder. (And we're covering it!) Its latest gamer attention-grabber is Clash of the Consoles, a site that ranks the big three on their greenness with… »12/11/07 8:00pm12/11/07 8:00pm

Another Reason Mac Users Are Snobby: They're Greener Than You

According to Forrester Research, while 53 percent of US adults are concerned about the environment, only 12 percent are willing (or can afford) to pay more for green products. We don't have access to the full report—it costs $279, which we need to buy green gear, natch—but the excerpt notes (ironically?) that among… »12/04/07 7:20pm12/04/07 7:20pm

Sony Ericsson and Samsung Top Greenpeace Green List; Nintendo Worse Than Exxon on Crack?

For consumer electronics companies, going green (and vocally so) is the new going Apple white, though Apple's only halfway on the train. Greepeace's sixth guide to greener electronics tells us just how well they're doing. They're a bit nutty, but they are using definite criteria in this survey. Topping the list are … »11/27/07 7:00pm11/27/07 7:00pm

The iPhone is Hazardous to the Environment, According to Greenpeace

Greenpeace has slammed Apple once again on environmental issues, claiming that scientific tests they arranged uncovered hazardous chemicals in the iPhone. I'm sorry, but I have a hard time believing that Apple is the only phone maker that has these toxic chems, considering that the plants that iPhones are built in… »10/15/07 6:00pm10/15/07 6:00pm