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Center for Biological Diversity - Climate Law Institute

The Center for Biological Diversity's Climate Law Institute wages legal and public campaigns to limit climate change and its impacts. The Institute brings a climate focus to all of the Center's program areas - including Endangered Species, Public Lands, Oceans, Urban Wildlands, and International - to unite their campaigns in a coordinated strategy to protect species and ecosystems from the effects of climate change.

 

 

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Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP)

Since 1985, the Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) has been a recognized world leader in climate and air quality policy and is the only independent, nonprofit think tank working exclusively on those issues at the local, U. S. national and international levels. Headquartered in Washington, D. C. , CCAP helps policy-makers around the world develop, promote and implement innovative, market-based solutions to major climate, air quality and energy problems that balance both environmental and economic interests.

 

 

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Center for Climate Systems Research, Columbia University

The Center for Climate Systems Research (CCSR) is a unit of the Earth Institute, Columbia University, and was established in 1994 for the purpose of enhancing the program of interdisciplinary Earth and Climate systems research both at Columbia and the NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS). The overriding objective of all projects conducted at CCSR is to provide an enhanced understanding of the Earth's climate sensitivity and variability, as well as the mechanisms that control them. The center focuses on aspects of the climate system that have the potential to impact human populations and environmental stability.

 

 

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Center for Island Climate Adaptation and Policy

The Center for Island Climate Adaptation and Policy (“ICAP”) facilitates a sustainable, climate-conscious future for Hawai‘i, the Pacific, and global island communities - producing innovative, interdisciplinary research and real-world solutions for island decision-makers in the public and private sectors. As a focal point for University of Hawai‘i climate expertise, ICAP serves as a two-way conduit between the university and island communities to catalyze climate change adaptation and resiliency.

 

 

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Center for Science in the Earth System (CSES)

The Center for Science in the Earth System (CSES) conducts integrated research on the impacts of climate variability and change on the U. S. Pacific Northwest. CSES combines and integrates expertise in climate dynamics, ecological dynamics, hydrologic dynamics, and institutional and policy analysis for the study of Pacific Northwest climate dynamics and impacts. CSES also researches methodologies for accomplishing climate research, and researches applications of climate information in regional decision-making processes in support of the regional aspects of an eventual Climate Service.

 

 

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California Dept. of Fish and Game Climate Science Program

The California Department of Fish and Game's (DFG’s) mission is 'to manage California’s diverse fish, wildlife, and plant resources, and the habitats upon which they depend, for their ecological values and their use and enjoyment by the public. ' The Climate Science Program was created in 2008 as part of the Climate Science and Renewable Energy Branch to help the Department address climate change, in support of this mission. The Program is designed to minimize the negative effects of climate change through the development of adaptation and mitigation measures, policies, and practices that provide clear benefits to the state’s fish, wildlife, and terrestrial and marine ecosystems.

 

 

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Ceres

Ceres is a national coalition of investors, environmental groups, and other public interest organizations working with companies to address sustainability challenges such as global climate change. 

 

 

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Chesapeake Bay Program's Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC)

The Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) provides scientific and technical guidance to the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) on measures to restore and protect the Chesapeake Bay. Since its creation in December 1984, STAC has worked to enhance scientific communication and outreach throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed and beyond. STAC provides scientific and technical advice in various ways, including: technical reports and papers, discussion groups, assistance in organizing merit reviews of CBP programs and projects, technical conferences and workshops, and service by STAC members on CBP subcommittees and workgroups.

 

 

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Chesapeake Research Consortium (CRC)

The Chesapeake Research Consortium (CRC) is a non-profit corporation chartered by the State of Maryland. It is an association of six institutions, each with long-standing research on problems affecting the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed. The participating institutions are the Johns Hopkins University, University System of Maryland, Smithsonian Institution, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Old Dominion University, and Pennsylvania State University.

 

 

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City of Chicago, Illinois

When it comes to adapting to climate change, the City of Chicago continues to provide important leadership. The City's "Lead by Example Workplans" identify more than 470 actions the city could take to adapt to or mitigate climate change, and the city's climate action plan remains one of the best models in the country.