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.

Obama Admin. Fossil Fuel Subsidies Undermine Climate Talks

Press Release | November 28, 2012
The Obama Administration is supporting skyrocketing export subsidies for dirty fossil fuels through the United States Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank). The subsidies, revealed in the newly released Ex-Im Bank...

Why Protect the Great Barrier Reef When You Can Have Yourself an Aquarium?

Blog Post | October 29, 2012 | Doug Norlen
I don’t know about you, but I prefer my nature wild, not behind Plexiglas. Sadly, not everyone agrees. In early October, the U.S. Government’s export promotion agency, Export-Import Bank,...

Taking the Temperature of U.S.-Russia Relations

Blog Post | October 29, 2012 | Evan Sparling
You’ve heard the news: Non-governmental organizations in Russia that receive funding from abroad must now register as “foreign agents.” An American presidential candidate considers Russia to be America’s “number...

Clean Energy Win: San Francisco Implements One of Our Climate Action Goals

Blog Post | September 28, 2012 | Alex Levinson
San Francisco just took a huge step to lower its reliance on dirty fossil fuels. The city’s board of supervisors green-lighted Clean Power SF, San Francisco’s version of a...

CAMPAIGN UPDATE: Victory in the Arctic!

Blog Post | September 20, 2012 | Alex Levinson
Today is a good day: Shell announced that it is cancelling its 2012 Arctic drilling program!  From asking to exceed air pollution limits to a damaged oil spill containment...

Lawsuit Launched for U.S. Energy Subsidy in Great Barrier Reef

Press Release | August 2, 2012
Three conservation groups initiated a legal challenge today to the U.S. Export-Import Bank’s nearly $3 billion in financing for two massive fossil-fuel facilities in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Construction...