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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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Proposed Teck Frontier mine site and area to be impacted, Photo by Garth Lenz.
18 Feb 2020
For: Hon. Minister Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change By: Environmental Defence, Indigenous Climate Action, Stand.earth, Greenpeace Canada, Oil Change International Originally published: December 2019 Download this briefing note as a PDF Introduction
Petition delivery at Costco's AGM in Bellevue, WA
05 Feb 2020
Whether you use Charmin or Kirkland, 2-ply or 3-ply, toilet paper is a staple in every household. Companies like Procter & Gamble and Costco market their toilet paper brands as “ultra soft” or as the most affordable on the market. But what these companies fail to mention is the impact that toilet paper has on forests, ecosystems, and people.
Protesters at Procter & Gamble headquarters in Cincinnati
03 Feb 2020
Protesters rallied outside Procter & Gamble’s annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, October 8, in downtown Cincinnati to call attention to P&G’s failure to address its role in climate chaos. Inside the meeting, activists confronted CEO David Taylor for making toilet paper and tissue products from endangered forests and threatened species habitat.
Fashion industry's reliance on coal power is a big contributor to climate change
29 Jan 2020
By Todd Paglia, Executive Director, Stand.earth Consider this: 250 billion single-use coffee cups per year;  they are made from forests, and they can’t be recycled.  How do you even begin to approach an issue at that scale? Talk to Starbucks, perhaps? 
LNG powered ships create more problems for the climate
28 Jan 2020
By Kendra Ulrich, Senior Shipping Campaigner, Stand.earth The urgent need to drastically reduce climate-disrupting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is intensifying by the year. In 2018, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a dire warning to the global community: GHGs must be nearly halved from 2017 levels by 2030 if we are to avert the worst impacts of climate change. There are only ten years left. 

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