The Arctic is ground zero for climate change. We and allies block offshore oil drilling. We route ships away from coastal communities and wildlife to avoid collisions and catastrophic oil spills. And we help propel the shipping industry into a clean energy future.

NGOs Seek Sakhalin Compensation From Shell, UK Banks

August 1, 2012
Three environmental groups have called on UK banks Barclays, RBS and Standard Chartered to compensate Sakhalin residents for pollution caused by a large oil and gas project that they...

Russian Community Seeks Resettlement and Just Compensation from Royal Dutch Shell and UK Banks for Damages Caused by Sakhalin II Oil and Gas Project

July 31, 2012
Today, residents living adjacent to a highly polluting liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) plant and oil and gas export terminals on Sakhalin Island, Russia, filed a complaint against Royal...

Update: Shell Oil Should Not Get Special Treatment from EPA

July 19, 2012
Despite protests from Pacific Environment and a coalition of conservation organizations, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) went ahead and granted Royal Dutch Shell special treatment. In response to Shell’s...

Pacific Environment Sues to Protect Arctic from Oil Spills

July 10, 2012
“We have been forced into court to make sure the Arctic Ocean is protected and Shell is prepared, as mandated by law. The Federal Government rubber-stamped plans that rely...

Fed Finance Coal Export

May 23, 2012
WASHINGTON, DC – The Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank), a federal government trade promotion agency, voted to provide $90 million in financing to the top U.S. coal...

Congratulations Caroline Cannon 2012 Goldman Prize Winner

April 12, 2012
Pacific Environment is pleased to announce that Caroline Cannon will receive the Goldman Environmental Prize this evening in San Francisco. We nominated Ms. Cannon for this prestigious award for...