Battery Ships In The Yangtze River Basin

Report | May 17, 2024
Since President Xi Jinping solemnly announced the “3060” carbon target at the general debate of the 75th United Nations General Assembly on September 22, 2020, the shipping industry in China has been moving towards the goal of creating low-carbon fuel supply, building a modern value chain, and achieving high-quality...

We need all hands on deck for a strong Global Plastics Treaty

Blog Post | May 10, 2024 | Kristen McDonald
Last week, the Pacific Environment team returned home from the fourth meeting of the United Nations Global Plastics Treaty negotiations (also known as INC-4) in Ottawa, Canada. This meeting brought together delegates from over 160 countries, as well as hundreds of industry, civil society, Indigenous Peoples, rightsholders, health advocates...

Climate Campaigner, Northeast

Job | May 7, 2024 | Domenique Zuber
Climate Campaigner, Northeast (full-time position) Newark, New Jersey Pacific Environment Pacific Environment seeks to serve communities and protect wildlife...

May Day pride means climate & labor side by side!

Blog Post | May 1, 2024 | Bo McClung
International Workers’ Day, also known as May Day, is the internationally-recognized labor holiday to honor the invaluable contributions of...

Biden Administration Sets National Goal of Zero-Emissions Freight Sector Including Maritime

Blog Post | April 26, 2024 | Antonio Santos
On April 24, the Biden administration announced its first-ever national goal to transition the U.S. to a zero-emissions freight...

We need all hands on deck for a strong Global Plastics Treaty

Blog Post | May 10, 2024 | Kristen McDonald
Last week, the Pacific Environment team returned home from the fourth meeting of the United Nations Global Plastics Treaty negotiations (also known as INC-4) in Ottawa, Canada. This meeting brought together delegates from over 160 countries, as well as...

May Day pride means climate & labor side by side!

Blog Post | May 1, 2024 | Bo McClung
International Workers’ Day, also known as May Day, is the internationally-recognized labor holiday to honor the invaluable contributions of workers everywhere. This day started as a way to commemorate a general strike in the United States where workers fought...

Biden Administration Sets National Goal of Zero-Emissions Freight Sector Including Maritime

Blog Post | April 26, 2024 | Antonio Santos
On April 24, the Biden administration announced its first-ever national goal to transition the U.S. to a zero-emissions freight...

The Plastic-Climate Problem

Blog Post | April 19, 2024 | Jared Saylor and Kristen McDonald
An alarming new report published by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) confirms that plastic production is a huge...

Pacific Environment’s Monthly Newsletter

Blog Post | April 17, 2024 | Jared Saylor
Welcome to the April 2024 edition of Pacific Environment’s new monthly e-newsletter! This is an opportunity to highlight some...

March to End the Plastic Era, led by Indigenous Peoples and impacted community leaders, exposes how plastic poisons people across its full lifecycle

Press Release | April 22, 2024
Ottawa, Canada | Traditional, unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabeg People — Today, hundreds of impacted community leaders and experts from around the world came together in the streets of Ottawa ahead of the fourth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-4) to advance a plastics treaty, marking a pivotal “make...

Pacific Environment and Ulsan Port Authority Sign MOU to Accelerate Zero-Emission Shipping and Ports Between US and Republic of Korea

Press Release | April 16, 2024
SINGAPORE (April 16, 2024) – During Singapore Maritime Week 2024, Pacific Environment and the Ulsan Port Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining a vision of multi-year collaboration to accelerate zero-emission shipping and ports in the Republic of Korea, within Asia, across transpacific and global corridors. The MOU...

MEPC81: Support For Pricing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Shipping Grows But Important Pieces Of Puzzle Still Missing

Press Release | March 22, 2024
London, 22 March, 2024 — As this week’s meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC...

Mayor Hernandez-Thorpe signs first-ever pledge towards a fossil-free Antioch

Press Release | February 7, 2024
Mayor Lamar Hernandez-Thorpe made a world-leading commitment to reject public investments in new, renewed, fossil fuel infrastructure in Antioch and steer...

On the heels of COP28, Alaska Climate Alliance Proposes Action Plan for a Regenerative Economy

Press Release | January 8, 2024
It’s time for Alaska to accelerate the transition to a prosperous future beyond fossil fuels Anchorage, AK (January 8,...

Battery Ships In The Yangtze River Basin

Report | May 17, 2024
Since President Xi Jinping solemnly announced the “3060” carbon target at the general debate of the 75th United Nations General Assembly on September 22, 2020, the shipping industry in China has been moving towards the goal of creating low-carbon fuel supply, building a modern value chain, and achieving high-quality...

Making Reuse the Key Solution to the Climate Crisis

Report | May 20, 2023
Plastic pollution threatens the ecological environment, human health, and is a key driver of climate change. Single-use plastic is a particularly problematic type of plastic. This is due to the rapid increase in single-use plastic production and disposal in recent years, and its high level of life-cycle carbon emissions....

Stemming the Plastic-Climate Crisis

Report | May 10, 2023
In honor of International Plastic Free Day and ahead of the Global Plastics Treaty negotiations, Pacific Environment has released...

Ports Playbook for Zero-Emission Shipping

Report | September 20, 2022
The Ports Playbook for Zero-Emission Shipping focuses on three main tracks: commitments, policy, and progress. These tracks lay out...

Alaska’s Renewable Energy Future: New Jobs, Affordable Energy

Report | March 21, 2022
New research reveals that development of Alaska’s vast renewable energy resources has the potential to create more than 100,000...