UN shipping agency greenlights a decade of rising greenhouse gas emissions

Press Release | November 17, 2020
Governments have backtracked on their own commitments to urgently reduce climate-heating emissions from the shipping sector, at a key meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) held virtually this week. The...

New poll finds a majority of Americans would change where they shop to support cleaner ships

Press Release | November 17, 2020
A new poll conducted for Pacific Environment by Yale University, George Mason University and Climate Nexus finds that nearly three-quarters (74%) of American voters would be more likely to shop at...

UN Shipping Body Fails to Implement Its Own Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan

Press Release | October 23, 2020
Hopes for bold action to reduce the global shipping sector’s huge greenhouse gas emissions were dashed this week when a ‘business as usual’ draft text was approved. In pursuing this outcome,...

Pacific Environment Welcomes Shipping Focus in Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act of 2020

Press Release | October 20, 2020
San Francisco, California. – Pacific Environment welcomes introduction of the landmark Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act of 2020 in the U.S. House of Representatives today and commends its authors for focusing in...