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Topic: Environment

This Video About Dropping a Brick Is Worth a Few Laughs and 67 Million Gallons of Water Part poop joke, part drought relief

If you're going to drop an upper-decker, you might as well help fight a drought in the process. "Drop A Brick" is a nonprofit Indiegogo project created by a partnership of several…

October 16, 2014, 10:46 AM EDT

Reggie Watts Has Created Truly Odd Greenpeace Ads Aimed at the Tech Industry 'My grandma clicks dirty'

Reggie Watts yodels, raps, hangs with woodland fauna, floats on a giant leaf and generally goofs around in a quartet of new videos from Greenpeace. The environmental group is sending a…

August 20, 2014, 11:41 AM EDT

'World Under Water' Uses StreetView to Visualize Flooding From Climate Change Questionably accurate, but makes a dramatic point

If this week's news of a potentially disastrous Antarctic ice melt wasn't enough to give you a sinking feeling, then you might want to check out "World Under Water," an…

May 13, 2014, 10:27 AM EDT

Honeybees Get Fed Up With Humans and Launch 'Greenbees' Protest Movement Ad features Greenpeace's tiniest chapter ever

Imagine if bees could stop humans from killing them by hijacking pesticide sprinklers, putting up banners and picketing grocery stores. That would be the bee's knees. Greenpeace has conjured up just…

April 23, 2014, 1:18 PM EDT

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

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

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

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