Blog posts

We like to keep busy here at

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:


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. 
15 Apr 2019
Dear Company, As a current or prospective customer of Resolute Forest Products, we are writing to your company about Resolute’s unsustainable forestry practices in the Boreal Forest, as well as its efforts to silence its critics through a bully lawsuit. In light of Resolute’s adverse impacts in the Boreal Forest, its protracted anti-free speech actions and its efforts to intimidate and gag its critics, we hope your company will reevaluate your current or potential relationship with the corporation.
10 Apr 2019
The campaign to stop more tar sands tankers in San Francisco Bay got a boost today with the launch of a new custom graphic by indigenous artist Jackie Fawn. The illustration represents the growing community opposition to an increase in Canadian tar sands tankers traveling through the San Francisco Bay Area to the nearby Phillips 66 refinery in Rodeo. This proposed project which would impact local health and the climate by increasing refinery emissions and worsening air quality for nearby communities, while increasing tanker traffic and the risk of a devastating oil spill in the bay.
Charmin Toilet paper is endangering the world's last remaining Caribou herds
08 Apr 2019
The Canadian boreal forest  is a vast landscape and has been referred to as the “Amazon of the North”, helping to regulate the effects of climate change and serving as a breeding ground for billions of North America’s songbirds and critical habitat for the threatened boreal woodland caribou. It is also the traditional territory and holds cultural significance for many First Nations, whose treaty rights to hunt and fish are under threat. 
Toilet paper industry is destroying Caribou habitat
08 Apr 2019
In February 2019, released a report co-authored with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) that shines a spotlight on the crisis unfolding in the Canadian boreal forest. The report, called The Issue with Tissue, details how Americans are flushing forests down the toilet.