Los Angeles, Long Beach Boast Most Active July On Record Amid Sweltering Heat Waves, Climate Crisis

Press Release | August 9, 2022
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – August 9, 2022 – The San Pedro Bay Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach announced that they continued their record high volume streak of cargo moved in July 2022. Despite inflation and higher-than-usual inventory, the ports expect cargo volume to remain high through the...

Congress Members Move to Protect Climate, Oceans, Public Health with Landmark Legislation for Zero-Emissions Ocean Cargo Ships, Ports

Press Release | July 12, 2022
WASHINGTON (July 12, 2022) – Following the significant decision from the U.S. Supreme Court in West Virginia v. EPA that curbs EPA’s ability to regulate carbon pollution under the Clean Air Act, Congressman Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.), along with original co-sponsor Congresswoman Nanette Barragán (D-Calif.), today introduced H.R. 8336, the...

Ship It Zero Coalition & Medical Professionals Demand Target Address Shipping Pollution

Press Release | July 12, 2022
MINNEAPOLIS – Today, the Ship It Zero coalition will deliver a letter from dozens of medical professionals to the...

Maersk abandons board of International Chamber of Shipping citing climate concerns

Press Release | July 11, 2022
LONG BEACH, Calif. (July 11, 2022) – A.P. Moller Maersk abandoned the board of the International Chamber of Shipping...

Amazon Prime Day: time to invest shipping lines’ billions into climate action

Press Release | July 8, 2022
The container ships carrying mountains of consumer goods across the world to be sold on Amazon Prime Day are...

Walmart’s Dirty Shipping Problem

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 Against Environmental Racism in Houston’s Ship Channel.” According to the...

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...

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...

Los Angeles, Long Beach Boast Most Active July On Record Amid Sweltering Heat Waves, Climate Crisis

Press Release | August 9, 2022
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – August 9, 2022 – The San Pedro Bay Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach announced that they continued their record high volume streak of cargo moved in July 2022. Despite inflation and higher-than-usual inventory, the ports expect cargo volume to remain high through the...

Congress Members Move to Protect Climate, Oceans, Public Health with Landmark Legislation for Zero-Emissions Ocean Cargo Ships, Ports

Press Release | July 12, 2022
WASHINGTON (July 12, 2022) – Following the significant decision from the U.S. Supreme Court in West Virginia v. EPA that curbs EPA’s ability to regulate carbon pollution under the Clean Air Act, Congressman Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.), along with original co-sponsor Congresswoman Nanette Barragán (D-Calif.), today introduced H.R. 8336, the...

Ship It Zero Coalition & Medical Professionals Demand Target Address Shipping Pollution

Press Release | July 12, 2022
MINNEAPOLIS – Today, the Ship It Zero coalition will deliver a letter from dozens of medical professionals to the...

Maersk abandons board of International Chamber of Shipping citing climate concerns

Press Release | July 11, 2022
LONG BEACH, Calif. (July 11, 2022) – A.P. Moller Maersk abandoned the board of the International Chamber of Shipping...

Amazon Prime Day: time to invest shipping lines’ billions into climate action

Press Release | July 8, 2022
The container ships carrying mountains of consumer goods across the world to be sold on Amazon Prime Day are...

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 jobs across Alaska in the coming decades, more than replacing jobs that will be lost as the world transitions away from fossil fuels. Based on adjusting a sample of independent...

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...

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...