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Governor Newsom’s Budget Includes Key Funding for Electrifying Ports, Aviation and Shipping Sectors

Press Release | January 10, 2022
Governor Newsom’s Budget Includes Key Funding for Electrifying Ports, Aviation and Shipping Sectors  SACRAMENTO (January 10, 2022) – Today, Governor Newsom announced his proposed budget, which includes key provisions...

Minneapolis City Council Members, Faith Community to Target Corporation: Transition to Clean Ocean Cargo Ships Now

Press Release | December 15, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS (December 15, 2021) – Minneapolis City Council Vice President Andrea Jenkins, Councilmember-elect Robin Wonsley Worbolah, and Councilmember-elect Aisha Chughtai, along with Reverend Hannah Campbell Gustafson of Plymouth Congregational...

MEDIA ADVISORY, New research to uncover close ties between polluting cargo carriers, major U.S. retailers

Press Release | November 22, 2021
5am PT / 8am ET, Cyber Monday, November 29: Report will expose massive pollution impacts on U.S. ports, coastal communities from maritime shipping practices of Walmart, Target, Amazon, IKEA,...

COP26: Denmark and Costa Rica Formally Kick Off Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance

Press Release | November 11, 2021
GLASGOW (November 11, 2021) — Today, at COP26, Denmark and Costa Rica have formalized the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance (BOGA). Six nations will join as full members including...

Biden-Harris administration ports and waterways plan ignores pollution, renewable energy sources for ocean shipping

Press Release | November 10, 2021
WASHINGTON (November 10, 2021) – Just this morning, we welcomed Secretary Buttigieg’s role in launching the Clydebank Declaration for Clean Shipping Corridors at COP26.  As a major climate advocate,...

Advocacy groups welcome COP26 Clydebank Declaration for Clean Shipping, but caution Declaration leaves room for delay

Press Release | November 10, 2021
GLASGOW (November 10, 2021) – Today, at COP26, the United Kingdom led a coalition of 18 countries to join the first ever framework to create zero-emission ocean shipping corridors,...