Many ships use outdated and dangerous fossil fuels to travel the oceans. We lead international coalitions that advocate a ban on oil in the Arctic and a transition to clean energy for the shipping industry. We also seek laws that protect wildlife and coastal communities by keeping ships out of sensitive areas.

Federal Climate Policy Director or Manager

Job | February 5, 2021 | Domenique Zuber
Pacific Environment Pacific Environment seeks to protect communities and wildlife of the Pacific Rim. We support community leaders to fight climate change, protect the oceans, build just societies, and...

State Climate Policy Director or Manager

Job | February 5, 2021 | Domenique Zuber
Pacific Environment Pacific Environment seeks to protect communities and wildlife of the Pacific Rim. We support community leaders to fight climate change, protect the oceans, build just societies, and...

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...

This is an Emergency!

Blog Post | December 20, 2020 | Pacific Environment
Amid the crises we have been struggling with in 2020, in our communities, in our nation, and in the world, I find myself more appreciative than ever of your support. Let...

Urging Maersk against $1.6bn Share Buybacks

Blog Post | December 8, 2020 | Madeline Rose
On November 25, 2020, Pacific Environment wrote to A.P. Møller – Mærsk (“Maersk”), the world’s largest container shipping company, urging them to invest in zero-emissions vessel innovation and related...

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...