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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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25 Sep 2017
12.5 billion dollars. That’s how much the Site C Dam will cost taxpayers if delays and setbacks continue. But for the First Nations and the farmers and ranchers of the Peace River Valley, it will cost them much more: Their homes and way of life. Fortunately, British Columbia’s newly elected government ran on a promise to take a second look at the Site C Mega Dam by sending it to the BC Utilities Commission to determine if the project is in the public interest.
22 Sep 2017
Every environmental attack by the Trump Administration further emphasizes the importance of taking local action on climate. Climate inaction at the federal level isn’t new--and neither is real success on climate action at the local level. 
18 Sep 2017
Here’s a Must-Have List for Real Commitments from Fashion Companies: Big Reductions in Total Climate Pollution (not just less pollution 
per article of clothing they sell)
08 Aug 2017
In order to show Starbucks that partners want to serve a recyclable cup and put pressure on the coffee giant to change in all the right ways, we need your (anonymous) input as a Starbucks barista. Let’s use our combined power to get Starbucks to recommit to its goals! Please take a minute to fill out this survey (3 short pages). All answers will remain anonymous.  
03 Aug 2017
Trains still roll through the very center of Lac Megantic, the Quebec town where a runaway oil train derailed and exploded in 2013, killing 47 immediately and leaving devastation and depression that would claim several more lives in the years that followed. Four years later, federal responses to oil train safety issues in both Canada in the US have been deeply disappointing, with the exception of Canada’s rapid phase-out of the dangerous DOT 111 tank car.

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