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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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Wind turbines at sun set
05 Aug 2021
This is huge. Whatcom County, Washington is the first local government in the U.S. to use land-use code amendments to permanently prohibit new refineries, fossil fuel transshipment facilities, new piers, and wharfs or coal facilities. The regulations also place new restrictions on existing fossil fuel company’s abilities to expand.
Stopping the Cycle by Karissa Chandrakate, a graphic which shows people taking action to move their communities and the world off fossil fuels.
18 Jul 2021
  SAFE Cities July 2021 Newsletter  
Aerial look of the Amazon
12 Jul 2021
“We call on all institutions that finance oil extraction and the oil trade in the Amazon to make bold decisions to stop bankrolling environmental pollution and climate change. Their investments must be based on sustainable economic alternatives for our countries and communities.” - Marlon Vargas, President of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of the Ecuadorian Amazon (CONFENIAE)
August 2021 old growth protest
07 Jul 2021
The momentum to protect the last old growth in B.C. just keeps building. Over 770,000 people have now seen the short video we produced featuring Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Hereditary Chief Victor Peter, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, David Suzuki, and many other Indigenous leaders, scientists, and celebrities calling for urgent action from the B.C. government. Even Leonardo DiCaprio shared it.
Content warning: this blog contains details about residential schools and colonial violence. The Indian Residential School Survivors Society crisis line is available 24/7 at 1-800-721-0066 Stand.earth is not celebrating ‘Canada Day’, and this is why.

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