Stop Facebook From Switching to Dirty Coal
Targeting: Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook CEO) and Jonathan Heiliger (Facebook VP of Technical Operations)
Started by: Change.org
Facebook has just announced that it is building its own gigantic data center in Oregon. For the first time Facebook will have its own facility but unlike Google or Microsoft, which both built data centers in the same area running off hydroelectric power, Facebook’s facility will be powered by dirty coal.
Data centers use huge amounts of electricity and the new Facebook center will get its power from a coal-fired power plant in Idaho.
Coal is the single biggest cause of global warming and by far the dirtiest and most polluting way to generate electricity. Facebook should be choosing renewable or at least less destructive sources for its huge energy needs.
Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook in his Harvard dorm room.
As of December 2, 2009 Facebook has claimed that it has attained over 350 million users. As of January 2010 Zuckerberg is the youngest self-made businessman worth more than a billion dollars. Today, there are more than 800,000 developers around the world building applications for Facebook Platform.
Mark, Coal Kills! Burning coal kills fish, poisons lakes and rivers. Coal Kills jobs, animals, wildlife. A recent US study, Comparison of Reported Effects and Risks to Vertebrate Wildlife – which appears to be the only comparative study of electricity generation to factor in wildlife mortality – concludes that thanks to emissions of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, carbon dioxide and mercury, coal-fired generation is a far greater killer.
Here is yet another study
This study also concludes that over the complete lifecycle coal kills more than ten times as many birds per GWh as wind.
The overwhelming factor is the effect of climate change on habitat.
This is an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg asking Facebook to go green and use clean energy. You can't Save The Planet on Facebook and kill it at the same time. Asking all to boycott Facebook and stop them from using this dirty, poisonous power source. Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg have more money than they could use in a lifetime. They can certainly afford clean energy. 2010 Facebook made a very bad business move converting to using electricity generated by burning coal. This is extremly selfish & immoral. Do they have any personal or business ethics? Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook will be exacerbating Climate Change / global climate change, do they care?
Facebook has a lot of APPs where I once did a lot of good activism and I am outraged they would use coal burning with all it's negative and deadly environmental effects.
To date, Mark Zuckerberg has not returned as a student to college. I think he needs to get an education as he is not educted or thinking clearly. No wonder he is investing in Coal, no education!!
Moving to California
Zuckerberg moved to Palo Alto, California, with Moskovitz and some friends. They leased a small house which served as their first office. Over the summer, Zuckerberg met Peter Thiel who invested in the company. They got their first office during the summer of 2004. According to Zuckerberg, the group planned to return to Harvard in the fall but eventually decided to remain in California. To date, he has not returned as a student to college.
This is what happens when you drop out of school. You get Stupid
Let this be a lesson to all children this is one example why education and school is so important as when you are uneducated you could seriously kill someone or a planet. Mark Zuckerberg is a drop out which could be the reason for converting to coal energy. Maybe Mark Zuckerberg should consider going back to school and take some science classes?
Mark Zuckerberg dropped out of school and now takes education away from innocent children.
Facebook just stole $40 million in future taxes from Oregon schoolchildren. The corporation will take advantage of an “enterprise zone” in Prineville to build an energy-sucking server farm with a 15-year break on property taxes in exchange for 35 jobs. That’s an astonishing $1.3 million in subsidy per job! Most of the jobs likely won’t even go to people in Prineville. Real “friends” don’t make other people pay their taxes for them. The state Legislature needs to wake up. Why should hardworking Oregonians pay taxes and stuff their kids in crowded classrooms while the state is shoveling out money for such bogus corporate tax breaks?
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