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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:


adrienne maree brown
13 May 2016
Social justice campaigns are battles of the imagination, says writer and activist adrienne maree brown.
No Coal Train
11 May 2016
This is an amazing day for treaty rights and the climate: May 9th, 2016, Colonel Buck of the US Army Corps of Engineers called Chairman Ballew of the Lummi Nation to announce that the  United States recognizes Lummi Nation treaty claims and will not permit the dirty, unnecessary Gateway Pacific coal terminal. If built, it would be the largest coal terminal in North America, and directly impact the Lummi Nation’s ancestral homelands and fishing grounds.
Green Building Council Responsible
09 May 2016
In April 2016 the US Green Building Council (USGBC) announced a new pilot credit that rewards the use of wood certified under the timber industry-backed Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI). Previously LEED had only recognized wood certified according to the rules of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). The new pilot credit is a problem because while FSC is an independent, science-based system, SFI is a sham. 
Tesoro Andeavor Anacortes Refinery
09 May 2016
This month climate activists around the world will lead mass mobilizations to stop oil trains and break free of fossil fuels. On May 13-15, on the shores of Puget Sound, activists will gather together near two of the biggest polluters in the entire Pacific Northwest -- the Tesoro and Shell oil refineries in Anacortes. 
Safe Healthy Benicia
21 Apr 2016
In Benicia, California, a small town in the north San Francisco Bay Area, the fight to #StopOilTrains just became national.