Many ships use outdated and dangerous fossil fuels to travel the oceans.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

Advocates call for Pacific Ports Green Corridors

Press Release | March 30, 2022
The Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping has joined with the port authorities of Hamburg, Gdynia, Roenne, Rotterdam, and Tallinn, to create a European Green Corridors Network...

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...

Houston Ship Channel - Container Ship and Grain Elevator

Blog Post | March 23, 2022 | Dawny'all Heydari
On Thursday, March 31, the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) is offering a tour to the Houston Ship Channel, Tour 7, “From the Fenceline to the Frontline: The Battle...
Report cover - Alaska's Renewable Energy Future

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...