Groundbreaking new research uncovers close ties between polluting cargo carriers, major U.S. retailers

Press Release | November 29, 2021
LOS ANGELES — New research released today by Ship It Zero coalition members Stand.earth and Pacific Environment takes an in-depth look at four major retail companies that import goods into the United States — Walmart, Target, Amazon, and IKEA — and maps their often-hidden relationships with the fossil-fueled cargo...

MEDIA ADVISORY, New research to uncover close ties between polluting cargo carriers, major U.S. retailers

Press Release | November 22, 2021
5am PT / 8am ET, Cyber Monday, November 29: Report will expose massive pollution impacts on U.S. ports, coastal communities from maritime shipping practices of Walmart, Target, Amazon, IKEA, showcasing need for retailers to lead shipping industry toward zero-emissions vessels LOS ANGELES — New research being released on Monday,...

House Pass Historic Funding in the Build Back Better Act for U.S. Marine Ports and Waterways

Press Release | November 19, 2021
Pacific Environment celebrates the passage of the Build Back Better Act (BBBA) this week. As passed, the BBBA contains...

COP26: Denmark and Costa Rica Formally Kick Off Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance

Press Release | November 11, 2021
GLASGOW (November 11, 2021) — Today, at COP26, Denmark and Costa Rica have formalized the Beyond Oil and Gas...

Biden-Harris administration ports and waterways plan ignores pollution, renewable energy sources for ocean shipping

Press Release | November 10, 2021
WASHINGTON (November 10, 2021) – Just this morning, we welcomed Secretary Buttigieg’s role in launching the Clydebank Declaration for...

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,...

Groundbreaking new research uncovers close ties between polluting cargo carriers, major U.S. retailers

Press Release | November 29, 2021
LOS ANGELES — New research released today by Ship It Zero coalition members Stand.earth and Pacific Environment takes an in-depth look at four major retail companies that import goods into the United States — Walmart, Target, Amazon, and IKEA — and maps their often-hidden relationships with the fossil-fueled cargo...

MEDIA ADVISORY, New research to uncover close ties between polluting cargo carriers, major U.S. retailers

Press Release | November 22, 2021
5am PT / 8am ET, Cyber Monday, November 29: Report will expose massive pollution impacts on U.S. ports, coastal communities from maritime shipping practices of Walmart, Target, Amazon, IKEA, showcasing need for retailers to lead shipping industry toward zero-emissions vessels LOS ANGELES — New research being released on Monday,...

House Pass Historic Funding in the Build Back Better Act for U.S. Marine Ports and Waterways

Press Release | November 19, 2021
Pacific Environment celebrates the passage of the Build Back Better Act (BBBA) this week. As passed, the BBBA contains...

COP26: Denmark and Costa Rica Formally Kick Off Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance

Press Release | November 11, 2021
GLASGOW (November 11, 2021) — Today, at COP26, Denmark and Costa Rica have formalized the Beyond Oil and Gas...

Biden-Harris administration ports and waterways plan ignores pollution, renewable energy sources for ocean shipping

Press Release | November 10, 2021
WASHINGTON (November 10, 2021) – Just this morning, we welcomed Secretary Buttigieg’s role in launching the Clydebank Declaration for...

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...