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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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03 May 2019
Attention Pulp Industry: Pulp and paper for publishing, tissue, copy paper, packaging and other sectors are major drivers of Canadian and global primary forest loss, and are crippling international efforts to fight climate change. Pulp producers and buyers must take the following actions to avoid negatively impacting forests, the people who call them home, and the climate, as well as to mitigate the resulting brand risk:
Connecting respiratory health with the shipping industry and toxic fuel.
25 Apr 2019
Exempted from the Paris Agreement, the shipping industry is one of the fastest growing sources of climate pollution on the planet. Current projections indicate that the shipping sector will reach 17% of total global greenhouse gas totals by 2050 if it remains unregulated and fails to address this issue voluntarily. Today the sector is responsible for approximately 3% of global emissions, which are compounded by its use of heavy fuel oil-fuel and the resulting production of super-pollutants like black carbon.  
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23 Apr 2019
By Isabella Zizi, Climate Campaigner, Stand.earth Earlier this month, more than 100 Bay Area activists joined together for a weekend of trainings led by Indigenous trainers with Promise to Protect. The trainings were designed to support passionate people committed to taking a stand against the expansion of the fossil fuel industry through bold action both locally and globally — including the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline in South Dakota and the expansion of local refineries in the Bay Area. 
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15 Apr 2019
Dear Company, As a current or prospective customer of Resolute Forest Products, we are writing to your company about Resolute’s unsustainable forestry practices in the Boreal Forest, as well as its efforts to silence its critics through a bully lawsuit. In light of Resolute’s adverse impacts in the Boreal Forest, its protracted anti-free speech actions and its efforts to intimidate and gag its critics, we hope your company will reevaluate your current or potential relationship with the corporation.

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