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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:


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.
Wind turbines at sun set
05 Aug 2021
This is huge. Whatcom County, Washington is the first local government in the U.S. to use land-use code amendments to permanently prohibit new refineries, fossil fuel transshipment facilities, new piers, and wharfs or coal facilities. The regulations also place new restrictions on existing fossil fuel company’s abilities to expand.
Stopping the Cycle by Karissa Chandrakate, a graphic which shows people taking action to move their communities and the world off fossil fuels.
18 Jul 2021
  SAFE Cities July 2021 Newsletter  
Aerial look of the Amazon
12 Jul 2021
“We call on all institutions that finance oil extraction and the oil trade in the Amazon to make bold decisions to stop bankrolling environmental pollution and climate change. Their investments must be based on sustainable economic alternatives for our countries and communities.” - Marlon Vargas, President of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of the Ecuadorian Amazon (CONFENIAE)