Our Publications and Reports

2019 an investigation of air pollution on the decks of 4 cruise ships

January 24th, 2019

2019 an investigation of air pollution on the decks of 4 cruise ships

The study measures ultrafine and nano particulate pollution on the deck of four Carnival Corporation ships operating under the Carnival, Holland America, and Princess lines. The ships left from Port Canaveral, Florida to the Bahamas; from Galveston, Texas to the Western Caribbean and Mexico; from Vancouver, British Columbia to Los Angeles, California; and from Los Angeles, California, to Ensenada, Mexico — in 2017 and 2018.

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STAND.EARTH –– AN ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

2017

Starbucks: Trashed - The secret of the Starbucks' coffee cup

Stand challenges corporations and governments to treat people and the environment with respect, because our lives depend on it.

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The Secret of the Starbucks Cup

JUNE 13th, 2017

Starbucks: Trashed - The secret of the Starbucks' coffee cup

Four billion Starbucks paper cups are ending up in landfills every year -- despite Starbucks’ promises to serve a 100% recyclable cup.
 
Our latest updated report highlights Starbucks’ broken promises to create a 100% recyclable cup. From the cutting down of trees, to the huge waste created, the Starbucks Cup is a problem that Starbucks needs to resolve.

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REPORT: CARNIVAL CRUISES, STOP SINKING THE CLIMATE

DECEMBER 12, 2016

Carnival Cruises: Sinking the Climate

This investigative report calls on Carnival Cruises to stop polluting the climate. Carnival has increased its climate pollution nearly 20% in the last decade. Globally, the shipping industry is on track to become one of the biggest climate polluters if it doesn’t change its ways.

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Kinder Morgan and Public Health

DECEMBER 3rd, 2016

KinderMorgan and Public health - A report

The Kinder Morgan pipeline and its 700% increase in oil tankers will have a serious impact on the health of those along the pipeline and tanker routes.

Read what Canadian physicians are saying about the health impact of Kinder Morgan.

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TOP 7 REASONS YOU CAN'T TRUST KINDER MORGAN

DECEMBER 3rd, 2016

Top 7 reasons you can't trust KinderMorgan

Chemical violations, spills, opposition, and ties Enron, the scandal-filled Houston company

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CRUDE INJUSTICE ON RAILS

JUNE 2015

Race and the Disparate Risk from Oil Trains in California

Race and the Disparate Risk from Oil Trains in California

Californians of color are more likely to live in the oil train blast zone, the dangerous one-mile evacuation zone in the case of an oil train derailment and fire.

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OFF THE RAILS –– THE FOSSIL FUEL TAKEOVER OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

MARCH 2014

Race and the Disparate Risk from Oil Trains in California From tankers to trains to pipelines, the fossil fuel industry is scrambling to find new ways to bring oil, tar sands, and coal from the interior of North America to new buyers in Asia and beyond.

This is happening right now with little debate or discussion by citizens and political leaders – yet this issue could forever change the face of our region.

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