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.

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...

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...

Energy Access and the True Cost of Fossil Fuel Projects

Blog Post | February 20, 2014 | Doug Norlen and Daniel M. Kammen, Ph.D.
First published on the Huffington Post Energy Blog Last year President Obama launched Power Africa, an initiative to double access to power in sub-Saharan Africa, where more than two-thirds...

Shell Abandons Plan for Drilling in Arctic Seas

Blog Post | January 31, 2014 | Alex Levinson
Yesterday, the CEO of Shell Oil announced sharply lower earnings and canceled plans to try to drill in Arctic seas off the coast of Alaska.  While couched in terms...

Groups Sue Feds for Endangering Marine Mammals

Press Release | January 27, 2014
Navy’s Lethal Mid-Frequency Active Sonar and Explosives Slated to Harm Marine Mammals Nearly Ten Million Times during 2013-2018 Training Period

Kicking Off 2014 With a Bang

Blog Post | January 24, 2014 | Kevin Harun
For more than seven years, Pacific Environment and allies have single-handedly been stopping Shell Oil from drilling in fragile Arctic seas. Now, Shell is busy preparing to return to...