Blog posts

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:

Blog

Protestors march against the Trans Mountain pipeline
26 May 2021
1. Climate change is hurting the bottom line of the insurance industry. The Insurance Institute of Canada’s 2020 report Climate Risks Implications for the Insurance Industry in Canada found that:
Climate protest
26 May 2021
Canada’s first law on environmental racism has passed its first and second reading, and is about to return to the House of Commons for its third and final vote.
Factories of Lululemon releasing emissions from coal usage
17 May 2021
The company’s reliance on coal conflicts with its #positivity on social media.
Oil spill
10 May 2021
Last month, the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) released a shocking new global report on ship pollution cheat devices, or scrubbers, and let me tell you, it’s enlightening (and a bit terrifying if I’m being honest). 85% of scrubbers – the mechanism that “cleans” sulfur out of ship exhaust plumes so operators can keep burning one of the dirtiest fossil fuels on earth – are open-loop systems. Meaning, they continuously dump toxic, acidic wastewater straight into the ocean.
Line 3 protest
06 May 2021
In recent months, Indigenous Water Protectors and their supporters have been putting their bodies on the line to stop the construction of the Line 3 tar sands pipeline on Anishinaabe land in Northern Minnesota. They’ve locked themselves inside sections of pipe, blockaded excavators and shut down construction with pianos. More than 250 people were arrested. And they’re not stopping.

Pages