Agreement to power its operations using clean and renewable energy follows a two-year campaign by Greenpeace.

This article titled “Facebook ‘unfriends’ coal and ‘likes’ clean power” was written by James Meikle, for guardian.co.uk on Thursday 15th December 2011 14.00 UTC

Facebook has announced it will move away from coal and power its operations – including datacentres – with clean and renewable energy.

The move follows a two-year campaign by environmental group Greenpeace, which argued that the company’s massive energy consumption was contributing significantly to climate change.

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