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.

Communications Manager

Job | October 26, 2020 | Domenique Zuber
Communications Manager (full-time position) San Francisco, California, or Anchorage, Alaska, preferred Pacific Environment Pacific Environment seeks to protect communities and wildlife of the Pacific Rim by strengthening local leadership...

UN Shipping Body Fails to Implement Its Own Climate Action 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...

We Welcome Shipping Focus in Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act

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...

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...

Pacific Environment Condemns Oil Spill in Mauritius

Press Release | August 17, 2020
San Francisco, California – On August 6, 2020, a Japanese-owned, Panamanian registered deep sea bulk carrier MV Wakashio began leaking fuel oil off the small island state of Mauritius,...

New IMO climate study urges aggressive shipping regulation

Press Release | August 4, 2020
August 4, 2020 (San Francisco, California) — The International Maritime Organization (IMO) today released its Fourth IMO Greenhouse Gas Study. The study finds that total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...