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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:

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29 May 2017
Vancouver, BC - Today’s announcement from the BC NDP and BC Green Party that they will work together to form government comes a particularly bad moment for Kinder Morgan. The company plans to float an initial public offering (IPO) later this week to fund their new pipeline. During today’s announcement, the NDP and Greens reconfirmed their commitment to using the province’s powers to fight the pipeline and the expansion of oil tanker traffic related to the project.
You may have never heard of Resolute Forest Products, Canada’s largest logging company, but you’re likely to be hearing more about the wayward company in the coming months. Resolute CEO Richard Garneau has earned a reputation as a thin-skinned executive who bullies and threatens his employees, competitors and critics.
 Plant for the Planet student ambassadors donned polar bear costumes and kicked off the Alaska cruise season by greeting Carnival passengers in Seattle with a giant banner reading, “Carnival Stop Polluting the Climate.”
15 May 2017
Last week, Stand.earth and student ambassadors from Plant for the Planet student ambassadors donned polar bear costumes and kicked off the Alaska cruise season by greeting Carnival passengers in Seattle with a giant banner reading, “Carnival Stop Polluting the Climate.” And, we’re just getting started.
11 May 2017
Wow. What. A. Nail-biter. Tuesday’s election was one of the closest ever in British Columbia. And though we don’t yet know who’s going to form the next government, one thing is really clear: people-powered organizing made a huge impact on this campaign. Most people in BC voted for a change in government. They decisively voted to move forward on climate change, stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline, get big money out of politics, and work towards real reconciliation with Indigenous nations.
08 May 2017
May 9th is election day in British Columbia.

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