Ship It Zero Campaign to Walmart: Protecting Oceans Requires Zero Emissions Shipping

Press Release | February 22, 2022
LONG BEACH (February 22, 2022) – Walmart Senior Vice President for Sustainability Jane Ewing will be a keynote speaker at the  9th annual World Ocean Summit Virtual Week taking place from March 1–4, 2022. Climate advocates with the Ship It Zero campaign are calling on Walmart to stop ignoring...

Director, Finance & Operations

Job | February 16, 2022 | Domenique Zuber
Pacific Environment seeks to protect communities and wildlife of the Pacific Rim. We support community leaders to fight climate change, protect the oceans, build just societies, and move away from fossil fuels toward a green economy. Learn more at www.pacificenvironment.org. Position Pacific Environment seeks a full-time Director, Finance &...

Finance & Operations Associate

Job | February 14, 2022 | Domenique Zuber
Pacific Environment Pacific Environment seeks to protect communities and wildlife of the Pacific Rim. We support community leaders to...

Climate and Clean Energy Analyst

Job | February 14, 2022 | Domenique Zuber
Pacific Environment seeks to protect communities and wildlife of the Pacific Rim. We support community leaders to fight climate...

Climate Campaign Manager, Ports

Job | February 14, 2022 | Domenique Zuber
Pacific Environment seeks to protect communities and wildlife of the Pacific Rim. We support community leaders to fight climate...

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,...

Ship It Zero Campaign to Walmart: Protecting Oceans Requires Zero Emissions Shipping

Press Release | February 22, 2022
LONG BEACH (February 22, 2022) – Walmart Senior Vice President for Sustainability Jane Ewing will be a keynote speaker at the  9th annual World Ocean Summit Virtual Week taking place from March 1–4, 2022. Climate advocates with the Ship It Zero campaign are calling on Walmart to stop ignoring...

New Clean Cargo Ship Signals Continued Technology Availability

Press Release | February 10, 2022
Today, Energy Observer is scheduled on Thursday, February 10 to announce a new zero-emissions cargo ship at the One Ocean Summit in Brest, France. The Ship It Zero coalition applauds the announcement of a new vessel type and calls on Walmart, Target, Amazon and IKEA to use this moment...

Advocates Welcome Ports of Los Angeles, Shanghai Announcement of First Transpacific Green Shipping Corridor Commitment 

Press Release | January 31, 2022
LOS ANGELES (January 31, 2022) – The Port of Los Angeles, Port of Shanghai, and C40 Cities have announced that...

Global Shipping Emissions Rose 4.9% in 2021, As Shippers Reap Sky-high Profits

Press Release | January 27, 2022
LOS ANGELES (January 26, 2022) – Lloyd’s List reported that global shipping’s carbon dioxide emissions posted an increase of...

Maersk to Test Electric Charging Stations for Ports, Reducing Emissions from  Fossil-fueled Ocean Cargo Ships by 5 million tons a year overall 

Press Release | January 26, 2022
LOS ANGELES (January 26, 2022) – Shipping giant Maersk announced that it will install hundreds of offshore electric-powered charging...

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...