Many ships use outdated and dangerous fossil fuels to travel the oceans. We lead international coalitions that advocate a ban on oil in the Arctic and a transition to clean energy for the shipping industry. We also seek laws that protect wildlife and coastal communities by keeping ships out of sensitive areas.

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...

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...

Clean Arctic Alliance Welcomes IMO Action on Heavy Fuel Oil

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...

FIELD UPDATE: Big Decision on Toxic Oil

Blog Post | July 6, 2017 | Kevin Harun
Good news this afternoon in London: The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) marine environment protection committee just approved our coalition’s proposal to deal with the issue of dangerous heavy fuel...

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 foreign ministers from across the Arctic. Arctic challenges are accruing...

Switch to Cleaner Fuels Could Lower Risk for Arctic Shipping

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 heavy fuel oil use in the Arctic: Economic and environmental...