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Environmental Finance Center, University of Maryland

The Environmental Finance Center (EFC) at the University of Maryland is focused on protecting natural resources and watersheds by “strengthening the capacity of local decision-makers to analyze environmental problems, develop innovative and effective methods of financing environmental efforts and educate communities about the role of finance and economic development in the protection of the environment. ” Through direct community engagement and capacity development, EFC provides local leaders with targeted financial policy analysis and decision support processes.

 

 

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Environmental Health Coalition

Environmental Health Coalition (EHC) is dedicated to achieving environmental and social justice in the San Diego/Tijuana region of California. Through leadership development, organizing, and advocacy, EHC empowers residents to achieve public policies that improve the health of children, families, neighborhoods and the natural environment.

 

 

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Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change

The Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change (The EJ Forum) is a national coalition of 41 environmental justice organizations (coordinated by WE ACT for Environmental Justice) working together to advance climate justice and impact policy to ensure the protection and promotion of vulnerable communities throughout the U. S.  The forum was initiated in 2008 in response to proposed climate legislation around the Cap and Trade program. Among its principle for climate justice, The EJ Forum calls for equitable approaches to climate adaptation, including the right of people-of-color, Indigenous Peoples, and low-income communities, who are and continue to be disproportionately impacted by climate change, to shape the policy debate.

 

 

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Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island

The Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island (EJLRI) is a non-profit organization working within an alliance of individuals to promote environmental justice in Rhode Island through advocacy, education, networking, organizing, and research.  Its mission is to promote safe and healthy environments for all by building power, leadership, and action in the communities most affected by environmental burdens.

 

 

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Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.

Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (Enterprise) is a national nonprofit organization providing expertise for affordable housing and sustainable communities. Enterprise offers neighborhood solutions through public-private partnerships with financial institutions, governments, community organizations, and others.

 

 

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Environmental Advocates of New York

Environmental Advocates of New York is an environmental government watchdog based in Albany. Its mission is to protect the air, land, water, wildlife, and health of all New Yorkers. The group monitors state government, evaluating proposed laws and championing policies and practices that will ensure responsible stewardship of the environment. 

 

 

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EPA Water Resource Adaptation Program (WRAP)

The Environmental Protection Agency's WRAP scientists and engineers investigate the potential effects of climate change on the nation's watersheds and water infrastructure, and develop practical and effective adaptation solutions. The research supports EPA's Sustainable Water Infrastructure Initiative to ensure our nation's water infrastructure meets future needs of demographic and economic development.

 

 

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Environmental Law Institute (ELI)

Environmental Law Institute (ELI) fosters innovative, just, and practical law and policy solutions to enable leaders across borders and sectors to make environmental, economic, and social progress. ELI: 1) Builds the skills and capacity of tomorrow's leaders and institutions; 2) Researches and analyzes complex and pressing environmental challenges; 3) Promotes and disseminates the best thinking through print and electronic media; 4) Convenes people with diverse perspectives to build understanding through robust debate.

 

 

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International Alliance to Combat Ocean Acidification

State, local and tribal governments of the U.S. and Canada along with Chile, Nigeria and France, have formed the International Alliance to Combat Ocean Acidification. Along with advancing the science of ocean acidification and working to reduce the cause and severity of this climate change impact, the Alliance will work in support of inclusion of ocean health and ocean acidification mitigation, adaptation and resiliency strategies in international climate agreements.

 

 

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International Arctic Science Committee

The International Arctic Science Committee is a non-governmental organization in Germany that aims to encourage, facilitate and promote cooperation in all aspects of Arctic research in all countries engaged in Arctic research and in all areas of the Arctic region. Overall, IASC promotes and supports leading-edge multi-disciplinary research in order to foster a greater scientific understanding of the Arctic region and its role in the Earth system.