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.

Big Win for Endangered Whales

Blog Post | October 18, 2013 | Doug Norlen
It’s official, and I’m jumping with joy. We protected one of the planet’s most endangered whale populations from additional oil drilling near Sakhalin Island in the Russian sub-Arctic. Sakhalin...

Protecting the Arctic Means Protecting Its People

Blog Post | October 9, 2013 | Kevin Harun
With climate change melting Arctic ice at an ever alarming rate, we know big changes are in store for this pristine environment. But what impact will the big meltdown...

Halting U.S. Financing for Coal Abroad

Blog Post | October 9, 2013 | Doug Norlen
This summer was big for our efforts to halt public financing for fossil fuel projects. In June, President Obama launched a Climate Action Plan that calls for a partial ban...

Court Upholds Shell's Oil Spill Plans Despite Serious Questions

Press Release | August 5, 2013
Today, the U.S. District Court in Alaska ruled the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement complied with the law when it approved Shell Oil’s plans for preventing and cleaning...

International Financing Denied for Thai Binh II Coal Plant

Press Release | July 19, 2013
A leading U.S. Government finance agency, the Export-Import Bank, yesterday voted to deny financing for the polluting and inefficient Thai Binh II coal power plant in Vietnam based on...

Turning the Corner on Dirty Coal Projects

Press Release | July 18, 2013
Pacific Environment is applauding today’s decision of an obscure but rich federal bank called Export-Import Bank to implement one of the strongest elements of President Obama’s recently released Climate...