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.

Shell’s Failed Arctic Experiment

Blog Post | January 7, 2013 | Colleen Keane
Shell ended its 2012 Arctic drilling season with a bang. On New Year’s Eve, one of its drill rigs—the Kulluk— ran aground near Kodiak Island, Alaska, in a severe...

Becky Tarbotton – In Remembrance

Blog Post | January 4, 2013 | Alex Levinson
We lost a great soul last week when Rebecca Tarbotton died. Becky was the inspiring leader of the Rainforest Action Network, and the progressive community is widely mourning her...

Save Australia’s Great Barrier Reef from the U.S. Government

Blog Post | December 21, 2012 | Doug Norlen
Did you know that the U.S. government is slated to finance a massive dirty fossil fuel project that will damage Australia’s world-famous Great Barrier Reef—home to sea turtles, dugongs,...

Lawsuit Targets Funding for Energy Project in Great Barrier Reef

Press Release | December 13, 2012
Conservation groups filed a lawsuit today challenging the U.S. Export-Import Bank’s nearly $3 billion in financing for a massive Australian fossil fuel facility in the Great Barrier Reef World...

Super-Storm Sandy Hammers Ex-Im Bank

Blog Post | December 3, 2012 | Doug Norlen
One of the U.S.’s largest export promotion agencies, the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank), recently announced that its New York office is shuttered until further notice due to flooding and...

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...