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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:


Trudeau Reset
09 Sep 2016
After weeks of protests, canceled hearings, and accusations of impropriety, the National Energy Board’s review of the Energy East pipeline collapsed under the weight of scandal. As first reported in the National Observer, panel members of the Board had met behind closed doors with pipeline lobbyist and former Premier of Quebec, Jean Charest, seriously damaging the NEB’s credibility as a neutral regulator.e
KM Consent
26 Aug 2016
The federal Liberal government’s appointed panel has just completed its meetings on Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
BC Climate Change - Twitter Share
19 Aug 2016
Vancouver — Stand, the non-profit environmental group formerly known as ForestEthics, responded with disappointment and dismay at the BC government’s so-called ‘Climate Leadership Plan,’ today.
8,000 Starbucks cups a minute end up in the trash
15 Aug 2016
On Thursday, July 7, at 6:20 a.m. a yellow Penske rental truck pulled up in front of Starbucks Headquarters in Seattle. Ten volunteers jumped into the back of the truck and pulled out a series of 62 large plastic bags each of which was dangling from a long steel cable.
Trojan Horse: Big Timber tries to sneak into the LEED green building rating system
15 Aug 2016
This week Stand released a new report, A Trojan Horse for Big Timber, outlining how the logging industry is trying to sneak its phony eco-labeling scheme into the LEED green building program.