Pacific Environment partners with U.S. environmental groups and indigenous leaders to promote climate justice, fight offshore oil drilling in Alaska, and advocate ocean rules that protect California and Arctic coastal communities, marine wildlife and fragile coastal waters.

Did We Learn Anything from the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill?

Blog Post | March 27, 2014 | Kevin Harun
This year’s traditional Iditarod dog sled race began, as usual, with great excitement along the snowy streets of my hometown, Anchorage, Alaska. Dogs yelped and cried, straining their harnesses,...

Will the U.S. Fund Russian Gas Exports?

Blog Post | March 26, 2014 | Doug Norlen
First published in the Huffington Post As the geopolitical crisis in Ukraine grows, Western governments are talking tough about sanctions against Russia. President Obama and the European Union have...

Creating a Strong Polar Code Is Our Priority

Blog Post | March 3, 2014 | Kevin Harun
We all know climate change is having a huge impact here in the northland – and with it the Arctic Ocean is changing rapidly. Arctic sea ice is disappearing...

Frozen Future: Shell's Ongoing Gamble in the U.S. Arctic

Press Release | February 25, 2014
A new report, published by BankTrack members Greenpeace, Platform, and Pacific Environment, along with ShareAction, Oil Change International and Oceana, examines the risks to shareholder value from Royal...

Frozen Future: Shell's Ongoing Gamble in the Arctic

Report | February 25, 2014
“The U.S. Arctic Ocean presents almost a perfect storm of risks – a requirement for a long-term capital-intensive investment for uncertain return, a remote and uniquely challenging operating environment,...

Endangered Western Gray Whales Once Again Saved From Big Oil

Blog Post | February 21, 2014 | Evan Sparling
A few months ago we told you about a great victory for the Western Gray Whale: Shell Oil and Russian oil giant Gazprom scrapped its plan to build an...