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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

Ad of the Day: Greenpeace Jude Law and Radiohead contribute to the haunting vision of a homeless polar bear in London

Last month in Cannes, Bill Clinton exhorted advertising people to use their powers of communication to elucidate, and thus help solve, some of the world's most pressing problems—in particular, global…

July 9, 2012, 1:04 PM EDT

Greenpeace Fans Ambush Volkswagen's Facebook Wall Auto brand asks for New Year's resolutions, gets an earful

Social media is funny. You ask an innocent question, and you get a load of abuse in return. Volkswagen U.K. is learning that this week, as its fairly innocuous New…

January 5, 2012, 12:05 PM EST

Greenpeace Ad Celebrates 40 Years of Pissing People Off Peter Thwaites crafts birthday spot

Here's an amusing little 40th-birthday spot for Greenpeace, directed by Peter Thwaites (of Georgeous/Les Télécréateurs), in which various greedy corporate bigwigs literally curse the group after being defeated in some…

September 16, 2011, 8:45 AM EDT

Detox Looks Fun in Greenpeace's Challenge to Nike and Adidas

Last month, an ad spoof from the Ewoks at Greenpeace informed us that Volkswagen operates a Death Star that's about to pulverize the earth with a giant laser beam. Now,…

July 15, 2011, 9:52 AM EDT

Volkswagen Turns to the Dark Side in Greenpeace's Little Vader Parody

Greenpeace has jumped on the Volkswagen Little Vader spoof bandwagon, mocking the automaker's much-feted Super Bowl spot "The Force" with a new environmentally friendly online campaign. Marvel already parodied the…

June 28, 2011, 2:05 PM EDT

Ken Tells Barbie to Stop Killing Trees Greenpeace campaign targets Mattel

Mattel employees were treated to a spectacle yesterday at the company’s California headquarters. Greenpeace activists clad in outfits Barbie would be proud of rappelled down the side of Mattel’s 15-story…

June 8, 2011, 3:09 AM 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

Greenpeace fights deforestation of any kind

This odd, NSFW Greenpeace campaign from the Netherlands is all about keeping things natural, whether it's the world's forests or, apparently, your own personal underbrush. The message is a…

September 1, 2010, 3:17 PM EDT

Greenpeace ad harshes our World Cup buzz

It's bad enough that Greenpeace is a pine needle in the ass and fishhook in the eye of hard-working loggers and whalers worldwide. (Loggers and whalers breaking the law?…

June 21, 2010, 12:53 PM EDT