Category: Press Release

Read about our research and advocacy for zero-emissions maritime shipping.

Minneapolis Council Members to Call on Target Corporation to Transition to Clean Ocean Cargo Ships
December 15, 2021 — Minneapolis Council VP Andrea Jenkins, Council member-elect Robin Wonsley Warlobah, Council member-elect Aisha Chughtai, and the Faith Community will join the Ship It Zero coalition in calling on Target to end its contributions to the nation’s port pollution crisis and transition to zero emissions ocean cargo ships by 2030 at a press conference in MN.
L.A. City Council adopts Councilmember Raman’s resolution calling for transition to 100% zero-emission shipping at port of Los Angeles by 2030
November 9, 2021 — The resolution also requires support for legislation or administrative action to rapidly decarbonize the maritime shipping industry and to create zero-emission shipping corridors along the California coast, the West Coast of the United States, and across the trans-Pacific trade route. 
Climate Advocates: Big Retail Fossil-Free Shipping Commitment Historic, But Too Weak
October 19, 2021 — Global retail giants including Amazon and IKEA today announced a landmark commitment to move their products off of fossil-fueled maritime cargo ships by 2040, but environmental organizations with the Ship It Zero coalition say the commitment is too weak to address the urgent climate and public health crises tied to the ocean shipping sector.