Read about our thoughts and insights on bringing zero-emissions to the high seas.

Opening a horizon of hope: Ship It Zero turns one!
July 18, 2022 — Today, we mark Ship It Zero’s one-year anniversary. It’s a moment to reflect on what we’ve accomplished and where we’re going — because there’s still more work to do.
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Open Letter to Target From The Medical Community
July 12, 2022 — While international shipping is frequently low profile, the air pollution emissions from this sector have very real health impacts on coastal and port communities.
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Open Letter to Target from Long Beach and Los Angeles Ship It Zero coalition
June 28, 2022 — We, the undersigned members of the Los Angeles and Long Beach Ship It Zero coalition, consisting of climate, environmental justice, public health, and faith groups, write to request a meeting with [Target CEO Brian Cornell] in Southern California regarding health-harming pollution from your ocean cargo imports. 
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Target AGM 2022: Full Statements from the Ship It Zero coalition
June 6, 2022 — Port Residents Demand Zero-Emissions Shipping at Target Annual General Meeting.
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Open Letter from Ship it Zero to Shipping Companies
May 23, 2022 — Cargo companies like CMA-CGM, A.P. Moller-Maersk, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, Evergreen Marine, and Ocean Network Express have reported record-breaking profits as a result of Covid-related consumer spending and supply chain disruptions over the last two years. It is your duty to invest these resources in reducing fossil fuel use and catalyzing the shift to zero emissions vessels.
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Retail giants play an outsized role in port pollution
April 26, 2022 — CSULB students call on Target to make commitment on 100% zero-emissions shipping this decade.
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Houston and Walmart must clean up their port pollution
April 5, 2022 — Cleaning up our ports isn’t just an environmental issue; it’s a matter of building a healthier America and world. It’s about time that Houston, Walmart, and CMA-CGM act to clean up our ports and protect our neighbors.
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Walmart’s Dirty Shipping Problem
March 23, 2022 — In advance of the upcoming Society of Environmental Journalists Conference, we are providing a backgrounder with Houston shipping facts and some information on how Walmart has contributed to port pollution nationwide and in the Houston area. 
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Introducing “End Port Pollution Now” Demand
February 24, 2022 — The Ship It Zero campaign is excited to announce the addition of our newest demand to retailers and their ocean shipping carriers, End Port Pollution Now.
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Coalition For A Safe Environment: Availability of Zero Emissions Cargo Ships
January 28, 2022 — Coalition for a Safe Environment’s Jesse Marquez reminds us that several zero-emissions cargo ships are already on the market now, in 2022.
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Amazon Day of Action: Demands from Asthma Alley
October 14, 2021 — Watch as friends of Ship It Zero gather in Long Beach, CA —notoriously nicknamed "Asthma Alley"— to highlight the harrowing community health impacts of port pollution and call for an end to Amazon's fossil-fueled ocean shipping.
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Watch the world premiere: All Aboard Ship It Zero
September 30, 2021 — Ship It Zero has hit the big screen! We’re proud to premiere All Aboard Ship It Zero. Watch the video to understand the problem with dirty ocean shipping — and the solutions.
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August Retail “Restocking Season” Threatens Dangerous Spike in Port Pollution
August 2, 2021 — August marks the start of “retail restocking season” – that is, a period of surging maritime imports into the U.S. to prepare retailers for the coming holiday seasons. And this year, American ports are heading into their busiest – and perhaps most backed-up – peak season yet.
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Five percent zero emission fuels by 2030 needed for Paris-aligned shipping decarbonization
March 9, 2021 — The ambition of the Getting to Zero Coalition is to have commercially viable zero emission vessels operating along deep sea trade routes by 2030. But at what degree of adoption do zero emission fuels become “commercially viable”?
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New poll finds a majority of Americans would change where they shop to support cleaner ships
November 17, 2020 — 74 percent say they’d be more likely to shop at a company that used cleaner shipping practices.
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