Urban Planet: Greenpeace’s Billboard Ad


Urban Planet is a daily roundup of blogs from around the world dealing specifically with urban environments. We’ll be on the lookout for websites outside the country that approach themes related to urban experiences and issues.

Punchy billboard ads often get attention. Greenpeace’s latest didn’t even make it to posting and it is still attracting eyeballs. The Globe and Mail reports that Pattison Outdoor denied Greenpeace’s ad condemning oil spills in Alberta with the text: “When there’s a huge solar energy spill, it’s just called a nice day. Green jobs, not more oil spills.” Ironically, the denial has raised more publicity for the environmental organization.

Image from Globe and Mail

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