If we want to stop runaway climate change, we have to stop burning fossil fuels for energy. We partner with local activists and indigenous leaders around the Pacific Rim to reduce fossil fuel emissions and advocate a just transition to a clean energy economy.

We Stand With All Fighting for Healthy Communities

Blog Post | November 22, 2016 | Alex Levinson
Recently in London—10 days before the U.S. election—I had the privilege of hearing my friend Eduard Zdor speak. Eduard is a Chukchi leader from the Russian Arctic who founded...

I Stood With Standing Rock Today

Blog Post | November 15, 2016 | Kristen McDonald
I woke up at 3:30 am today to start my trip into San Francisco to for an action to support the communities defending the Missouri River at Standing Rock,...

Get Heavy Fuel Oil Out of the Arctic

In the News | October 25, 2016 | Nunatsiaq News | Nunatsiaq News
Keep the Arctic cold and clean by cutting out heavy shipping fuels: that’s the message from a coalition of environmental advocacy groups and Indigenous speakers who want the International...

Inuit to Make First Address to World Shipping Group

In the News | October 23, 2016 | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | The Canadian Press
A delegation of Arctic aboriginals that includes Canadian Inuit will use its first appearance before the group that regulates global shipping to argue that it shouldn’t be its last....

Why the Arctic is Central to the Earth's Climate System

In the News | October 20, 2016 | Hannah Hoag, Arctic Deeply | Arctic Deeply
In September 2016, President Obama ratified the climate change deal signed by nearly 200 nations in Paris in December 2015. The agreement promises to keep the global rise in...

Why We Need to Get the World's Dirtiest Fuel Out of Arctic Waters

In the News | October 20, 2016 | Dr. Sian Prior, Arctic Now | Arctic Now
The Arctic's maritime history is littered with tales of ships crushed or trapped by ice, or of vessels disappeared without a trace.