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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:


Fighting Back Webinar
02 Nov 2017
Todd Paglia, Executive Director of, was giving thanks to the people and organizations who have supported during the lawsuit brought against us and Greenpeace USA by Resolute Forest Products. Todd noted, “And we will be there for you if this comes around into your work.” 
“When this comes around,” interjected Annie Leonard, Executive Director of Greenpeace USA. 

Free Speech Is Not A Crime
20 Oct 2017
By Todd Paglia, Executive Director,
12 Oct 2017
“As Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson took the stage (on Tuesday, October 10) to kick off the 2017 GeekWire Summit, a giant structure with bloodshot eyes, made of more than 500 used Starbucks coffee cups loomed over the Seattle Sheraton, and his name is Grounds.” And so begins the GeekWire story on’s Better Cup campaign calling on Starbucks to live up to its 2008 promise to make a 100% recycled paper cup.
06 Oct 2017
There has been a major development in the fight against tar sands expansion: TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline has been canceled! We want to extend our congratulations and deep appreciation to the Indigenous communities on the front lines who have fought tirelessly to stop pipelines from being built on their territory. We thank all of the local communities, organizers, and organizations who've stood united in opposition to Energy East for the past five years.
Logging intact forests is a huge contributor to climate change
02 Oct 2017
Intolerance for criticism. A penchant for bully lawsuits. Indifference toward the First Amendment. Blaming others for problems he created. No, I am not referring to Donald Trump, but to the proponent of a lawsuit that predates the U.S. election. It is a lawsuit with so many themes in common with Donald Trump’s worldview and tactics that it seems like an offspring of our dark election.