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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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Polar bears stare out at the melting ice
31 Mar 2022
As the climate crisis intensifies and frontline communities around the world continue to be hit with the devastating impacts of fires, floods, and disasters, financial institutions have been doubling down their investments in fossil fuel companies. Banks like the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) continue to invest in projects like Coastal GasLink – a 670-km fracked gas pipeline that crosses unceded Wet’suwet’en territory in northern British Columbia, Canada.
24 Mar 2022
Right now in British Columbia, Canada, Indigenous Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs and land defenders are resisting the construction of the fracked gas Coastal GasLink pipeline bulldozing through their territories and sacred Wedzin Kwa (river). 
Fossil fuel divestment reaches $40 trillion in assets
01 Mar 2022
The movement to defund coal, oil, and gas has grown 20-fold since the 2015 Paris agreement. For perspective, $40 T is equivalent to: offering every single person in the world a COVID-19 vaccination — 800 x over; 2021 Global climate damages — 230 x over; 7000 billionaire space joyrides; and just under ½ global GDP
a picture of the amazon rainforest and a river
28 Feb 2022
The latest Working Group II report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is full of the most up-to-date and accurate science around climate change and its impacts – and phew, it’s a doozy. Over the next few days we’re likely to see the headlines flooded with daunting language like “extreme weather,” “uninhabitable regions,” and “irreversible harm.”
Birds
24 Feb 2022
Originally published on IUCN's Crossroads blog.

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