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.

State Department Announces Green Corridor Ocean Shipping Initiative

Press Release | April 13, 2022
The State Department announced the United States’ vision and commitment to green shipping corridors yesterday. The department said, “The United States envisions green shipping corridors as maritime routes that...

Advocates call for Pacific Ports Green Corridors

Press Release | March 30, 2022
The Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping has joined with the port authorities of Hamburg, Gdynia, Roenne, Rotterdam, and Tallinn, to create a European Green Corridors Network...

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...