Many ships use outdated and dangerous fossil fuels to travel the oceans.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

Global Shipping Emissions Rose 4.9% in 2021, As Shippers Reap Sky-high Profits

Press Release | January 27, 2022
LOS ANGELES (January 26, 2022) – Lloyd’s List reported that global shipping’s carbon dioxide emissions posted an increase of 4.9% in 2021 and were higher than 2019, according to...

Maersk to Test Electric Charging Stations for Ports, Reducing Emissions from  Fossil-fueled Ocean Cargo Ships by 5 million tons a year overall 

Press Release | January 26, 2022
LOS ANGELES (January 26, 2022) – Shipping giant Maersk announced that it will install hundreds of offshore electric-powered charging stations at ports to reduce emissions from the approximately 3,500...

Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council Adopts Ship It Zero Resolution

Press Release | January 13, 2022
SAN PEDRO (January 13, 2022) – The Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council became the first community within the Los Angeles area to adopt a motion supporting Ship It Zero, which has called for...
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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,...