Communications Manager

Job | October 26, 2020 | Domenique Zuber
Communications Manager (full-time position) San Francisco, California, or Anchorage, Alaska, preferred Pacific Environment Pacific Environment seeks to protect communities and wildlife of the Pacific Rim by strengthening local leadership and championing social justice in California, Alaska and the Arctic, China, Vietnam, and elsewhere. With three decades of achievement, we...

UN Shipping Body Fails to Implement Its Own Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan

Press Release | October 23, 2020
Hopes for bold action to reduce the global shipping sector’s huge greenhouse gas emissions were dashed this week when a ‘business as usual’ draft text was approved. In pursuing this outcome, many countries have actively worked to undermine the IMO Initial Strategy goals, and knowingly broken their Paris Agreement...

Pacific Environment Welcomes Shipping Focus in Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act of 2020

Press Release | October 20, 2020
San Francisco, California. – Pacific Environment welcomes introduction of the landmark Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act of 2020 in the...

TAKE ACTION: Tell Wikipedia to Name Oil Spill Culprit

Blog Post | September 23, 2020 | James Gamble
Remember Exxon Valdez? How about the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill? Even decades later, these man-made environmental disasters are...

Pacific Environment Condemns Oil Spill in Mauritius

Press Release | August 17, 2020
San Francisco, California – On August 6, 2020, a Japanese-owned, Panamanian registered deep sea bulk carrier MV Wakashio began...

TAKE ACTION: Tell Wikipedia to Name Oil Spill Culprit

Blog Post | September 23, 2020 | James Gamble
Remember Exxon Valdez? How about the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill? Even decades later, these man-made environmental disasters are having a lasting impact on our planet, harming people and wildlife. In popular culture and the news, we remember these...

NGOs thank U.N. Shipping Agency for Virtual Climate Talks

Blog Post | July 10, 2020 | Pacific Environment
Today, Pacific Environment thanks the UN’s Shipping Agency for hosting virtual dialogues on rapid decarbonization rules for international shipping. The meetings were held in part due to pressure from Pacific Environment and allies  urging that the world cannot allow...

In solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Blog Post | June 5, 2020 | Pacific Environment
Pacific Environment’s staff and leadership express solidarity with protesters in the Bay Area and everywhere who have taken to...

“No Delays or Softening of Climate Action at California Ports,” Pacific Environment Tells State Authorities

Blog Post | April 27, 2020 | Madeline Rose, Climate Campaign Director
Pacific Environment and Environmental Defense Fund today urge the State of California to move forward overdue climate mitigation and...

Earth Day Webinar: How to Get Ships off Fossil Fuels

Blog Post | April 10, 2020 | Madeline Rose, Climate Campaign Director
UPDATE: If you missed the webinar, you can watch it now on our YouTube channel. Ships connect the world....

UN Shipping Body Fails to Implement Its Own Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan

Press Release | October 23, 2020
Hopes for bold action to reduce the global shipping sector’s huge greenhouse gas emissions were dashed this week when a ‘business as usual’ draft text was approved. In pursuing this outcome, many countries have actively worked to undermine the IMO Initial Strategy goals, and knowingly broken their Paris Agreement...

Pacific Environment Welcomes Shipping Focus in Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act of 2020

Press Release | October 20, 2020
San Francisco, California. – Pacific Environment welcomes introduction of the landmark Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act of 2020 in the U.S. House of Representatives today and commends its authors for focusing in on curbing ships’ climate emissions. The shipping industry emits over 1 billion tons of carbon dioxide in addition...

Pacific Environment Condemns Oil Spill in Mauritius

Press Release | August 17, 2020
San Francisco, California – On August 6, 2020, a Japanese-owned, Panamanian registered deep sea bulk carrier MV Wakashio began...

New IMO climate study affirms urgent need for more aggressive shipping regulation, action

Press Release | August 4, 2020
August 4, 2020 (San Francisco, California) — The International Maritime Organization (IMO) today released its Fourth IMO Greenhouse Gas...

Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban Inches Forward, but loopholes denounced as “outrageous”

Press Release | February 21, 2020
London, Friday February 21, 2020: NGOs and Indigenous groups today cautiously acknowledged progress by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and...

Pacific Walrus Protection and Management in a Changing Climate

Report | May 18, 2016
A new report published by Pacific Environment examines potential projects to protect and manage walrus and other ice-dependent species population in Arctic. On both sides of the International Date Line, indigenous communities and scientists are seeing less sea ice and more walruses hauling out in greater numbers on land....

Conservation Investment Strategy for the Russian Far East

Report | November 20, 2014
  Drawing on local expertise and lessons learned from the past 25 years, Pacific Environment’s report, Conservation Investment Strategy for the Russian Far East, establishes a forward-thinking set of priorities to achieve important conservation successes in the Russian Far East and the Arctic in the next decade. Over the...

Frozen Future: Shell’s Ongoing Gamble in the Arctic

Report | February 25, 2014
“The U.S. Arctic Ocean presents almost a perfect storm of risks – a requirement for a long-term capital-intensive investment...

Bay Area Smart Energy 2020

Report | March 1, 2012
Bay Area Smart Energy 2020 – At a Glance “Audaciously ambitious,” Forbes Magazine Our report “Bay Area Smart Energy...

Apple Supply Chain Pollutes Water in China

Report | September 1, 2011
The Other Side of Apple II: Pollution Spreads Through Apple’s Supply Chain A group of Chinese environmental groups, including...