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.

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...

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,...

Advocates Welcome Ports of Los Angeles, Shanghai Announcement of First Transpacific Green Shipping Corridor Commitment 

Press Release | January 31, 2022
LOS ANGELES (January 31, 2022) – The Port of Los Angeles, Port of Shanghai, and C40 Cities have announced that they will work with industry to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from...

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...

COP26: Denmark and Costa Rica Formally Kick Off Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance

Press Release | November 11, 2021
GLASGOW (November 11, 2021) — Today, at COP26, Denmark and Costa Rica have formalized the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance (BOGA). Six nations will join as full members including...

Biden-Harris administration ports and waterways plan ignores pollution, renewable energy sources for ocean shipping

Press Release | November 10, 2021
WASHINGTON (November 10, 2021) – Just this morning, we welcomed Secretary Buttigieg’s role in launching the Clydebank Declaration for Clean Shipping Corridors at COP26.  As a major climate advocate,...