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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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14 May 2019
We are writing to draw your urgent attention to new information regarding the efficacy of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS) to meet the standards set forth in MARPOL Annex VI, Regulation 4 for emissions reductions equivalencies.
06 May 2019
Toilet paper manufacturers like Charmin continue to source a substantial portion of their raw material from pulp suppliers, who in turn source their fiber by destroying the Canadian boreal. Unfortunately clearcutting the boreal destroys one of the primary food sources of woodland caribou –– arboreal lichen. Arboreal lichen is a highly nutritious symbiotic combination of fungi and algae that grows only on mature trees. 
03 May 2019
Pulp and paper for publishing, tissue, copy paper, packaging and other sectors are major drivers of Canadian and global primary forest loss, and are crippling international efforts to fight climate change.
Connecting respiratory health with the shipping industry and toxic fuel.
25 Apr 2019
Exempted from the Paris Agreement, the shipping industry is one of the fastest growing sources of climate pollution on the planet. Current projections indicate that the shipping sector will reach 17% of total global greenhouse gas totals by 2050 if it remains unregulated and fails to address this issue voluntarily. Today the sector is responsible for approximately 3% of global emissions, which are compounded by its use of heavy fuel oil-fuel and the resulting production of super-pollutants like black carbon.  
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23 Apr 2019
Earlier this month, more than 100 Bay Area activists joined together for a weekend of trainings led by Indigenous trainers with Promise to Protect. The trainings were designed to support passionate people committed to taking a stand against the expansion of the fossil fuel industry through bold action both locally and globally — including the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline in South Dakota and the expansion of local refineries in the Bay Area. 

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