Many ships use outdated and dangerous fossil fuels to travel the oceans.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

TAKE ACTION: Tell Cruise Ships, “Enough is Enough!”

Campaign | May 11, 2020 | Domenique Zuber
Cruise companies knew the coronavirus was spreading on their ships—and yet, they continued to sail. Cruise companies know they pollute our planet by relying on dirty fossil fuels—and yet,...

“No Delays or Softening of Climate Action at California Ports,” Pacific Environment Tells State Authorities

Blog Post | April 27, 2020 | Madeline Rose, Climate Campaign Director
Pacific Environment and Environmental Defense Fund today urge the State of California to move forward overdue climate mitigation and public health measures in California ports. Specifically, we call on...

No plans by cash-strapped carriers to ease zero-carbon goals

In the News | April 20, 2020 | JOC.com
Pacific Environment signed a joint-letter urging United Nations shipping forum not to delay phasing out of emissions from the industry.

Earth Day Webinar: How to Get Ships off Fossil Fuels

Blog Post | April 10, 2020 | Madeline Rose, Climate Campaign Director
UPDATE: If you missed the webinar, you can watch it now on our YouTube channel. Ships connect the world. The coronavirus crisis reminds us just how much. While millions...

Does coronavirus threaten shipping’s green push?

In the News | April 7, 2020 | Lloyd's List
Environmental groups have written an open letter to UN shipping forum asking the body to hold meetings online to ensure pandemic does not derail decarbonization targets.

Green Groups Ask For Online IMO Meeting After MEPC Cancellation

In the News | April 7, 2020 | Ship & Bunker
Environmental groups have written an open letter to UN shipping forum asking the body to hold meetings online to ensure pandemic does not derail decarbonization targets.