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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:


Amazon rainforest head waters are under threat from Oil and Gas development
23 Sep 2019
Stand is honored to be joining indigenous nationalities and federations and allies as a formal member of Amazon Sacred Headwaters Initiative. We join this effort to call for the governments of Ecuador and Peru to stop expanding new fossil fuel and mining development in one of the birthplaces of the Amazon River. 
12 Aug 2019
Levi Strauss has taken the lead on climate commitment — but where does the rest of the fashion industry stand today? asks Todd Paglia, executive director at in a commentary piece published on
22 Jul 2019
By Alex Ramel,   UPDATE: on July 23 County Council members discussed the proposed land use code and voted on a series of amendments to the proposed policy. They improved the State Environmental Policy Act checklist, and eliminated the complicated exemptions for some fossil fuel facility expansion and the unnecessary exemption for biofuels.
14 May 2019
By Tegan Hansen, Forest Campaigner, Forests in Canada are being flushed down the toilet. For too long, powerful players in the pulp and paper industry have relied on trees from ancient forests to create throwaway products like toilet paper. But at this year’s international pulp conference, environmental advocates made sure the protection of the Canadian boreal forest was on the agenda.