Communities Stand Up to Coal in Putin’s Russia

Blog Post | October 7, 2017 | Jennifer Castner, Russia Program Director
Mass demonstrations are popping up all over Russia. Why? Because people are fed up with breathing, eating, and drinking toxic coal dust. Along the way, these protesters are disrupting President Putin’s last-gasp attempt to profit from coal before it lands on the ash heap of global energy history. Last...

Trump Administration Is Gearing Up to Destroy Alaska Wild Salmon Rivers

Blog Post | September 20, 2017 | Sue Libenson, Senior Arctic Program Officer
It’s almost hard to fathom unless you’ve seen it in person. Black ribbons of salmon—wild, Alaska salmon—running up clear rivers through spectacular, unspoiled country as far as you can see. This is the natural wonder and unmatched economic powerhouse that is Bristol Bay. The watershed is home to largest wild...

Trump Is Getting Ready to Harm Ocean Life

Blog Post | August 25, 2017 | Nicole Portley, Marine Campaigns
Here is a quick update on our shared fight against Trump’s attempt to harm ocean life in the Pacific....

Arctic Program Assistant

Job | August 7, 2017 | Domenique Zuber
We’re seeking an Arctic Program Assistant to provide administrative and organizing support for Pacific Environment Arctic initiatives and campaigns....

(Senior) Arctic Program Officer

Job | August 7, 2017 | Domenique Zuber
We are looking for an Arctic Program Officer who will work in a team setting with Pacific Environment leaders...

Communities Stand Up to Coal in Putin’s Russia

Blog Post | October 7, 2017 | Jennifer Castner, Russia Program Director
Mass demonstrations are popping up all over Russia. Why? Because people are fed up with breathing, eating, and drinking toxic coal dust. Along the way, these protesters are disrupting President Putin’s last-gasp attempt to profit from coal before it...

Trump Administration Is Gearing Up to Destroy Alaska Wild Salmon Rivers

Blog Post | September 20, 2017 | Sue Libenson, Senior Arctic Program Officer
It’s almost hard to fathom unless you’ve seen it in person. Black ribbons of salmon—wild, Alaska salmon—running up clear rivers through spectacular, unspoiled country as far as you can see. This is the natural wonder and unmatched economic powerhouse that...

Trump Is Getting Ready to Harm Ocean Life

Blog Post | August 25, 2017 | Nicole Portley, Marine Campaigns
Here is a quick update on our shared fight against Trump’s attempt to harm ocean life in the Pacific....

Big Decision on Toxic Oil to Keep Arctic Ocean Life Safe

Blog Post | July 6, 2017 | Kevin Harun, Arctic Program Director
Good news this afternoon in London: The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) marine environment protection committee just approved our coalition’s...

The U.N. Maritime Chief Visited Alaska—And This Is What Happened

Blog Post | March 24, 2017 | Sue Libenson, Senior Arctic Program Officer
Do you ever wonder what advocacy at the highest international levels actually looks like? Well, I’ve been working in...

In the News: Shipwreck in the Arctic

In the News | July 30, 2017 | Sue Libenson | New York Times
To the Editor: “Ships in Arctic Make Rescuers Sit ‘Up at Night’” (front page, July 24) is on point that prevention is the best course of action. Preventive measures for the worst case are in the works. In the event of a shipwreck, a heavy fuel oil spill has...

Shipping Companies Urged To Stop Using Dirty Fuels in the Arctic

In the News | July 11, 2017 | Arthur Nelson | The Guardian
Shipping companies are under pressure to phase out use of heavy fuels ahead of a potential ban on their use in the Arctic in the coming years. The International Maritime Organisation has approved an environmental review of the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by ships in the Arctic. Already banned...

Petition Wants to Keep American Samoa Marine Protection

In the News | June 19, 2017 | Radio New Zealand
An environmental group has launched an online petition aimed at preventing American Samoa’s Rose Atoll Marine National Monument from...

Council Right to Address Fuel Risks

In the News | May 12, 2017 | Kevin Harun | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
As a former Fairbanks Borough Assembly member, I am very excited that this week, my hometown is host to...

Russian Partner Seeks Political Asylum in U.S

In the News | April 16, 2017 | Megan Doyle | Portland Press Herald
Once, as a young man in 1991, Pavel Sulyandziga hid in the trunk of a car to catch one...

Clean Arctic Alliance Welcomes IMO Action on Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Risk

Press Release | July 7, 2017
London, July 7, 2017:- As the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 71) concluded  today, the Clean Arctic Alliance welcomed the support from Member States for a proposal to identify measures which will mitigate the risks posed by the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) in...

Trump Attempts to Recklessly Expand Offshore Drilling

Press Release | April 28, 2017
President Trump announced that he would attempt to reverse the permanent protections against expanded offshore drilling in America’s Arctic and Atlantic oceans established by President Obama.

Switch to Cleaner Fuels Could Lower Risk for Arctic Shipping: Report

Press Release | April 18, 2017
Washington D.C., April 18th, 2017:- A report published today by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), Alternatives to...

EU Parliament Arctic Resolution Vote Calls for Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

Press Release | March 16, 2017
Brussels, 16 March 2017:- Responding to today’s European Parliament 483/100 plenary vote to pass its Resolution on the Arctic,...

Arctic Commitment Signatories Demand Arctic Shipping Clean Up

Press Release | January 25, 2017
A world-leading expedition cruise ship operator today joined international environmental organisations to spearhead the protection of Arctic communities 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...

The U.S Export-Import Bank’s Dirty Dollars

Report | October 21, 2014
Pacific Environment and allies Sierra Club, 350.org, Carbon Market Watch, and Friends of the Earth U.S. released the results...

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...