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Durex Has an Idea for How to Spend Your Lights-Out Time During Earth Hour Turn the iPad off and get it on

Earth Hour—a worldwide event where people turn off their lights to raise awareness of energy consumption—will be March 29 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. in your local time zone, which…

March 25, 2014, 11:28 AM EDT

Downton Abbey's Carson Makes for One Intensely Unhinged Santa North Pole suffers a dank doom in Greenpeace spot

Jim Carter, who plays Downton Abbey's reserved and dignified butler, Carson, brilliantly interprets Santa Claus as a disheveled, on-the-edge shadow of his jolly old self in this striking British Greenpeace…

December 5, 2013, 11:49 AM EST

Green Is the New Black: Levi’s, Nike Among Marketers Pushing Sustainability Responding to a consumer behavior shift

Levi’s boasts of designer jeans made out of used plastic bottles. Nike tempts runners with knitted sneakers that it claims cut manufacturing waste by 88 percent. These products may be…

October 23, 2013, 3:08 PM EDT

Global Warming Targets Its Enemies First in New Ad Climate change 'doesn't need you to believe'

"Combustible," an amusing online video for the Global Climate Change Initiative, shows a loudmouth big-biz type on a city street yacking into his cell about how global warming's a load…

November 3, 2011, 8:11 AM EDT

Americans Are Tightwads When It Comes to Green Brands New survey proves that worry's one thing, spending another

As any politician will tell you, it’s one thing to get someone to smile and shake your hand and quite another to convince him to pull out his wallet. And…

July 8, 2011, 5:29 AM EDT

Just been fired? Good time to clean a beach

Using a clumsy mortician to promote cleaner beaches might seem gravely odd, but I kind of dig this Surfrider PSA from Young & Rubicam in Paris (and director Kristoffer Borgli).…

March 22, 2011, 1:12 PM EDT

SunChips Canada has earplugs for loud bag

If you've been following the SunChips compostable-bag saga, you'll know Frito-Lay mostly scotched the environmentally friendly packaging in the U.S. after people said it was too damn loud and crinkly.…

November 4, 2010, 2:20 PM EDT

PSA: Don't be ridiculous, turn off the lights!

Using an entire box of disposable razors when shaving, discarding each one after a single stroke. Wrapping a small sandwich in yards of tin foil. Keeping every tap in the…

October 15, 2010, 12:43 PM EDT

Greenpeace's milk ads do not go down easy

Apes and monkeys are all over adland these days. And not just in the planning department. (Hi-yo!) Here, Greenpeace in New Zealand blasts dairy company Fonterra for practices that contribute…

October 11, 2010, 9:27 AM EDT

Cut your carbon emissions, or get blown up

The 10:10 campaign—aimed at getting individuals to cut their carbon emissions by 10 percent a year, starting in 2010—takes a page from Citizen Change's playbook for this new video.…

October 7, 2010, 7:41 AM EDT

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