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We like to keep busy here at Stand.earth.

From calling on Levi's and Carnival Corporation to stop using fossil fuels to power their factories and ships, to pushing Starbucks and Charmin to incorporate recycled paper into their coffee cups and toilet paper, to fighting the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure while championing a clean energy future across California, Washington, and British Columbia — we're always up to something. Read our latest blogs and opinion pieces here:

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Protect Canadian Coasts
22 Sep 2021
Dear Transport Canada, Everyone is eager to get to a post-pandemic world. But with cruise ships literally on the horizon or closer, we need stronger regulations, and consistency, to keep travel from killing the ocean. I’m writing to lay out the things we’re asking as they are quite simple. We can point (literally, from our front doors) to jurisdictions where stronger regulations are already implemented and industry, shockingly, is still thriving.
News headlines
02 Sep 2021
Last week was Trans Mountain’s final deadline to secure the annual insurance it needs to proceed with its climate-wrecking pipeline. Although we’re still waiting to see if more companies will publicly announce that they cut ties with Trans Mountain, we've already had some major wins: fifteen insurers have now pledged to never do business with Trans Mountain, and nine of those companies have policies restricting any future coverage of other polluting tar sands projects. Let’s rewind for a second.
Protest at the White House
02 Sep 2021
On August 21, Indigenous Water Protectors and allies gathered in D.C. with a clear message for President Biden: he must stop Line 3 and all new fossil fuel projects. We weren’t alone. With us in solidarity were 127,736 individuals and 79 organizations who have demanded the following of President Biden:
Avert the Amazonia Tipping Point
31 Aug 2021
The Amazon rainforest, the lungs of the planet and the source of 20% of all freshwater on Earth, is at risk of flipping from a carbon sink to a carbon emitter. Due to extractive activities like oil and gas exploitation, development of road infrastructure, and agricultural activity, the Amazon could turn into a drier ecosystem, like a savanna.¹ But we still have time to avert this tipping point before we witness the dieback of this mecca of biodiversity.
The Ikea campaign
11 Aug 2021
Last month, in partnership with Pacific Environment, we released a first-of-its-kind report on U.S. retailers’ dependency on dirty shipping practices, officially marking the launch of our “Ship it Zero” cargo campaign.

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