Many ships use outdated and dangerous fossil fuels to travel the oceans.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.

Major Retailers Linked to Polluting Shipping Practices That Harm Public Health and Climate

Press Release | July 20, 2021
SEATTLE, WA — Just fifteen companies are responsible for emitting millions of tons of pollution from importing their goods into the United States on fossil-fueled ships, according to a...

Shady Ships: Big Retail Pollutes Communities and Climate

Report | July 20, 2021
Just fifteen companies are responsible for emitting millions of tons of pollution from importing their goods into the United States on fossil-fueled ships. Our report Shady Ships: Retail Giants...

Arctic Program Assistant

Job | June 28, 2021 | Domenique Zuber
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 move away...

UN Shipping Agency Fails to Reduce Shipping Industry’s Climate Emissions

Press Release | June 18, 2021
Failure to reduce the shipping industry’s climate emissions marred the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) recently concluded meeting involving representatives of more than 60 countries. Pacific Environment and other civil...

Climate Campaigner/Campaign Manager, Clean Ports

Job | June 10, 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...

U.S. Can Help Eliminate Fossil Fuels from the Shipping Industry

Press Release | April 14, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Ocean Conservancy and Pacific Environment released a new report that provides a hopeful, achievable and most importantly a zero-emission vision for the U.S. shipping industry....