Many ships use outdated and dangerous fossil fuels to travel the oceans.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

Communities, Advocates, Members of Congress Celebrate Strong Commercial Harbor Craft Regulation, First Zero-Emissions Mandate for Ferries in the U.S.

Press Release | March 24, 2022
Today, members of Congress, conservation, environmental justice, community, and public health advocates celebrate the unanimous adoption by the California Air Resources Board, led by Chair Liane Randolph, of the...
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Alaska's Renewable Energy Future

Report | March 21, 2022
New research reveals that development of Alaska’s vast renewable energy resources has the potential to create more than 100,000 jobs across Alaska in the coming decades, more than replacing...

Pacific Environment Calls on Biden Administration for a Zero Emission Ship Standard, Protection for Port Communities

Press Release | March 4, 2022
On March 1, President Biden mentioned port modernization and environmental justice in his State of the Union address, saying “We’ll create good jobs for millions of Americans, modernizing roads,...

Ship It Zero Campaign to Walmart: Protecting Oceans Requires Zero Emissions Shipping

Press Release | February 22, 2022
LONG BEACH (February 22, 2022) – Walmart Senior Vice President for Sustainability Jane Ewing will be a keynote speaker at the  9th annual World Ocean Summit Virtual Week taking...

New Clean Cargo Ship Signals Continued Technology Availability

Press Release | February 10, 2022
Today, Energy Observer is scheduled on Thursday, February 10 to announce a new zero-emissions cargo ship at the One Ocean Summit in Brest, France. The Ship It Zero coalition...

Advocates Welcome Ports of Los Angeles, Shanghai Announcement of First Transpacific Green Shipping Corridor Commitment 

Press Release | January 31, 2022
LOS ANGELES (January 31, 2022) – The Port of Los Angeles, Port of Shanghai, and C40 Cities have announced that they will work with industry to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from...