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Clean Energy Group

Since 1998, Clean Energy Group, a national nonprofit organization, has worked to expand markets for clean energy technologies, including solar, land-based wind, offshore wind, fuel cells, energy storage, and biomass. In 2002, Clean Energy Group created the Clean Energy States Alliance to help state and municipal clean energy funds work together to deploy projects. In 2013, with support from major foundations and in a joint effort with the Meridian Institute, Clean Energy Group launched the Resilient Power Project.

 

 

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Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress is a local community development funding intermediary that has invested in community revitalization work in Greater Cleveland, Ohio, since 1988. Its mission is to foster inclusive communities of choice and opportunity throughout Cleveland, and its primary goals include pursuing racial equity, place-making, economic opportunity, support for high-capacity community development corporations, and climate resiliency.

 

 

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Climate Impacts Group (CIG)

The Climate Impacts Group (CIG) is an internationally recognized, interdisciplinary research group conducting fundamental research on climate and climate impacts at spatial scales ranging from local communities to the entire western U.S. region, with most work focused on the Pacific Northwest. The Climate Impacts Group is based at the University of Washington in the College of the Environment.  

 

 

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Climate Justice Alliance

The Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) is a collaborative of more than 35 community-based and movement support organizations uniting frontline communities to forge a scalable and socio-economically just transition away from an extractive economy towards local living economies to address the root causes of climate change. CJA is rooted in Indigenous, African American, Latino, Asian Pacific Islander, and working-class white communities throughout the US. CJA seeks to strengthen relationships between community-based organizations, environmentalists, labor unions, food sovereignty/sustainable agriculture groups, and other sectors of society.

 

 

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Climate Leadership Initiative

The Climate Leadership Initiative (CLI) is focused on helping state and local governments address the challenge of climate change adaptation and preparedness by providing them with policy analysis, model projects, advisory services and training.

 

 

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Climate Readiness Institute

The Climate Readiness Institute (CRI) was founded at the University of California, Berkeley, in partnership with the University of California, Davis, Stanford University, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the Bay Area Joint Policy Committee, and climate leaders from the San Francisco Bay Area government, non-profits and the private sector. The mission of the Climate Readiness Institute is to "develop 21st century climate adaptation solutions to build the Bay Area’s capacity for action, and create knowledge to inform and inspire cities worldwide.

 

 

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Climate Science Alliance - South Coast

The Climate Science Alliance - South Coast is a partnership of organizations and agencies focused on sharing ecosystem-based resiliency approaches to safeguard communities and natural resources from climate change risks in Southern California. The Alliance brings partners together to share scientific information and other resources to achieve actionable results for coping with climate change. The Alliance’s projects encompass the entire south-coast ecoregion of southern California from Santa Barbara through Baja California, Mexico.

 

 

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Consortium for Integrated Climate Research in Western Mountains (CIRMOUNT)

The Consortium for Integrated Climate Research in Western Mountains (CIRMOUNT) is a collaborative, interdisciplinary consortium dedicated to understanding climates and ecosystems of western North American mountains. CIRMOUNT's goal is to bring together researchers from diverse disciplines and institutions to monitor and understand climate-driven changes in the western mountains, and to respond to the needs and challenges of western society for mountain resources imposed by climate change.

 

 

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Consortium on Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN) - RISA

CCRUN is a member of NOAA's Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program, which supports climate research for decision-makers and policy planners at a regional level. The consortium, encompassing the Boston-to-Philadelphia corridor; serving stakeholder needs in assessing and managing risks from climate variability and change. The RISA is structured as a nodal network covering the relevant parts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania in order to serve local needs for targeted climate-risk information in a coordinated way, with partners from Columbia University, City College of the City University of New York, Stevens Institute of Technology, the University of Massachusetts, and Drexel University.

 

 

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Convention on Biological Diversity

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) was formulated in December 1993. At the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, world leaders agreed on a comprehensive strategy for "sustainable development". One of the key agreements adopted at Rio was the CBD. This pact among the vast majority of the world's governments sets out commitments for maintaining the world's ecological systems as while pursuing economic development. The Convention establishes three main goals: the conservation of biological diversity, the sustainable use of its components, and the fair and equitable sharing of the benefits from the use of genetic resources.