Major Retailers Linked to Polluting Shipping Practices That Harm Public Health and Climate

Press Release | July 20, 2021
SEATTLE, WA — Just fifteen companies are responsible for emitting millions of tons of pollution from importing their goods into the United States on fossil-fueled ships, according to a study released today from Pacific Environment and Stand.earth. Shady Ships: Retail Giants Pollute Communities and Climate with Fossil-Fueled Ocean Shipping...

Shady Ships: Retail Giants Pollute Communities and Climate with Fossil-Fueled Ocean Shipping

Report | July 20, 2021
Just fifteen companies are responsible for emitting millions of tons of pollution from importing their goods into the United States on fossil-fueled ships. Our report Shady Ships: Retail Giants Pollute Communities and Climate with Fossil-Fueled Ocean Shipping is the first study to quantify the environmental and public health impacts...

Arctic Campaigner

Job | July 7, 2021 | Domenique Zuber
Pacific Environment Pacific Environment seeks to protect communities and wildlife of the Pacific Rim. We support community leaders to...

Arctic Program Assistant

Job | June 28, 2021 | Domenique Zuber
Pacific Environment seeks to protect communities and wildlife of the Pacific Rim. We support community leaders to fight climate...

Senior Communications Manager

Job | June 28, 2021 | Domenique Zuber
Pacific Environment Pacific Environment seeks to protect communities and wildlife of the Pacific Rim. We support community leaders to...

You Made a Difference in 2020

Blog Post | December 29, 2020 | Pacific Environment
We support community leaders to fight climate change, protect the oceans, build just societies, and move away from fossil fuels toward a green economy. With your help, over the past year we supported local partners with more than $430,000 in grants,...

Big Oil’s Plan B: More Plastic

Blog Post | December 27, 2020 | Pacific Environment
Big Oil is racing to make more plastic as demand for fossil fuel energy is plummeting. Fossil fuels are the core element in the production of plastics. Faced with falling profits from dirty energy use, the industry is proposing...

This is an Emergency!

Blog Post | December 20, 2020 | Pacific Environment
Amid the crises we have been struggling with in 2020, in our communities, in our nation, and in the...

Making “Zero Waste” Cool in Vietnam

Blog Post | December 13, 2020 | Nicole Portley
Professor Nhan Nguyen brings his passion for reducing plastic waste into the classroom at RMIT University in Ho Chi...

Pacific Environment urges Maersk against $1.6bn share buybacks

Blog Post | December 8, 2020 | Madeline Rose
On November 25, 2020, Pacific Environment wrote to A.P. Møller – Mærsk (“Maersk”), the world’s largest container shipping company,...

Major Retailers Linked to Polluting Shipping Practices That Harm Public Health and Climate

Press Release | July 20, 2021
SEATTLE, WA — Just fifteen companies are responsible for emitting millions of tons of pollution from importing their goods into the United States on fossil-fueled ships, according to a study released today from Pacific Environment and Stand.earth. Shady Ships: Retail Giants Pollute Communities and Climate with Fossil-Fueled Ocean Shipping...

UN Shipping Agency Fails to Reduce Shipping Industry’s Climate Emissions

Press Release | June 18, 2021
Failure to reduce the shipping industry’s climate emissions marred the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) recently concluded meeting involving representatives of more than 60 countries. Pacific Environment and other civil society observers expressed dismay at the lack of agreement or even consideration of meaningful action to address the climate crisis...

U.S. Commits To Absolute Zero-Emission Shipping By 2050

Press Release | April 20, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States announced today a new commitment to helping achieve an absolute zero-emission international shipping...

The U.S. Can Help Eliminate Fossil Fuels from the Shipping Industry by 2035, New Report

Press Release | April 14, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Ocean Conservancy and Pacific Environment released a new report that provides a hopeful, achievable and...

UN shipping agency greenlights a decade of rising greenhouse gas emissions

Press Release | November 17, 2020
Governments have backtracked on their own commitments to urgently reduce climate-heating emissions from the shipping sector, at a key...

Shady Ships: Retail Giants Pollute Communities and Climate with Fossil-Fueled Ocean Shipping

Report | July 20, 2021
Just fifteen companies are responsible for emitting millions of tons of pollution from importing their goods into the United States on fossil-fueled ships. Our report Shady Ships: Retail Giants Pollute Communities and Climate with Fossil-Fueled Ocean Shipping is the first study to quantify the environmental and public health impacts...

All Aboard: How the Biden-Harris Administration Can Help Ships Kick Fossil Fuels

Report | April 14, 2021
All Aboard: How the Biden-Harris Administration Can Help Ships Kick Fossil Fuels provides 20 policies that create a roadmap for how the U.S. can move toward zero-emission fuels and ships, clean and renewable sources of onshore power at U.S. ports, and achieve zero emissions from the shipping industry in...

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...

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...

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...