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.

New Year, New Wins

Blog Post | January 4, 2023 | Domenique Zuber
Happy New Year from all of us at Pacific Environment! Last year, we tackled everything from bubble tea sold in throw-away plastic containers to false, fossil-fueled promises in the...

Our Top 7 of 2022

Blog Post | December 26, 2022 | Domenique Zuber
We had a great year with many important wins. But none of this would have been possible without our supporters. This support helps Pacific Environment collaborate with brave grassroots...

Go hard and early: UN’s historic opportunity to act on shipping

Press Release | December 16, 2022
The stage is set for the UN to finally call time on greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping, following a week of climate talks at the International Maritime Organization...
Maersk ship

UN Shipping Agency Inches Towards 2030 Emission Reduction Goal

Press Release | December 9, 2022
This week’s round of technical talks at the UN’s maritime regulator showed countries are prepared to phase out shipping emissions by 2050. More crucially, support appears to be building...

State of California Signals Need for Additional Measures to Tackle Toxic Pollution for Ocean-Going Vessels

Press Release | December 1, 2022
​​​​​​​ Today, California’s chief climate and air pollution regulator released a report on the status of the state’s world-first regulation to end in-port pollution from fossil fuel vessels. The...

Feeling Grateful for Climate Leaders

Blog Post | November 25, 2022 | Alex Levinson
When I first started working in the environmental field, I was an environmental traditionalist. I enthusiastically worked on conservation of lands, waters, and wildlife. I worked to protect wild...