The Arctic is ground zero for climate change. We and allies block offshore oil drilling. We route ships away from coastal communities and wildlife to avoid collisions and catastrophic oil spills. And we help propel the shipping industry into a clean energy future.

UN Shipping Agency Fails to Reduce Shipping Industry’s Climate Emissions

Press Release | June 18, 2021
Failure to reduce the shipping industry’s climate emissions marred the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) recently concluded meeting involving representatives of more than 60 countries. Pacific Environment and other civil...

You Made a Difference in 2020

Blog Post | December 29, 2020 | Pacific Environment
We support community leaders to fight climate change, protect the oceans, build just societies, and move away from fossil fuels toward a green economy. With your help, over the...

Tell Wikipedia to Name Oil Spill Culprit

Blog Post | September 23, 2020 | James Gamble
Remember Exxon Valdez? How about the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill? Even decades later, these man-made environmental disasters are having a lasting impact on our planet, harming people and...

Dependent on the cruise industry, Alaska and Florida should require zero-emissions ships

In the News | June 2, 2020 | The Invading Sea
PE’s Jim Gamble writes with Dede Shelton on how the warming climate threatens Alaska and Florida and the role the cruise industry should play in protecting communities of both...

Alaskans can move on from fossil fuels and flatten the climate curve

In the News | May 20, 2020 | Juneau Empire
Pacific Environment’s Kay Brown writes that it’s time for Alaskans to rethink their relationship with oil and proposes a two-pronged approach.

Does coronavirus threaten shipping’s green push?

In the News | April 7, 2020 | Lloyd's List
Environmental groups have written an open letter to UN shipping forum asking the body to hold meetings online to ensure pandemic does not derail decarbonization targets.