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Arid Lands Institute

The Arid Land Institute (ALI) is established on “design innovation at the nexus of water, energy and climate change.” ALI provides educational and research opportunities in the Los Angeles, California region - to train designers and citizens to innovate in response to hydrologic variability brought on by climate change, in any region.

 

 

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Arizona State Climate Office

The Office of the Arizona State Climatologist is housed within the School of Geographical Sciences at Arizona State University. The purpose of the program is to: (1) disseminate climatological information about the State of Arizona, (2) monitor the climate of Arizona and the region, (3) collaborate with state agencies in need of climate data and advisement, and (4) study the climate of Arizona and conduct research aimed at a better understanding of the Arizona climate. The State Climatologist is an active member of the state's Drought Task Force, Arizona Flood Warning System, and the State Hazard Mitigation Task Force, and is engaged in research on the urban heat island, climate variability in the southwest, and water resource planning.

 

 

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Arkansas State Climate Office

The purpose of the State Climatologist is to provide information on weather and climate to the citizens of Arkansas.  The website provides links to climate related information from NOAA, the National Weather Service, and other climate centers.  

 

 

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Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA)

The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) is comprised of member fish and wildlife agencies from every level of government. The Association provides member agencies with coordination services on cross-cutting as well as species-based programs that range from birds, fish habitat and energy development to climate change, wildlife action plans, conservation education, leadership training and international relations. The Association represents its state agency members on Capitol Hill and before the Administration on key conservation and management policies, and works to ensure that all fish and wildlife entities work collaboratively on the most important issues.

 

 

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Bureau of Reclamation

Established in 1902, the Bureau of Reclamation is best known for the dams, power plants, reservoirs, and canals it constructed in the 17 western states, including Hoover Dam on the Colorado River and Grand Coulee on the Columbia River. The Bureau of Reclamation is the largest wholesaler of water in the country. They bring water to more than 31 million people, and provide one out of five Western farmers (140,000) with irrigation water for 10 million acres of farmland that produce 60% of the nation's vegetables and 25% of its fruits and nuts.

 

 

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Business for Social Responsibility

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) is a global nonprofit organization that develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR works with a network of more than 250 member companies to “build a just and sustainable world.”

 

 

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C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40)

C40 is a global network of large cities taking action to address climate change by developing and implementing policies and programs that generate measurable reductions in both greenhouse gas emissions and climate risks. 2015 marks the 10-year anniversary of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group.

 

 

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California Climate Action Team (CAT)

CAT members work to coordinate statewide efforts to implement global warming emission reduction programs and California's Climate Adaptation Strategy. The CAT is comprised of 14 agencies, and is divided into 11 subgroups to assist the Air Board with their scoping plan.

 

 

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California Climate and Agriculture Network (CalCAN)

The California Climate and Agriculture Network (CalCAN) is a coalition that advances policy solutions at the nexus of climate change and sustainable agriculture. CalCAN is striving to be a voice for the positive contribution agriculture can make on climate protection and adaptation, and to assemble diverse expertise and stakeholders to advance specific state policy proposals.

 

 

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California Ocean Protection Council

The California Ocean Protection Council (OPC) was created in 2004 to help protect, conserve, and maintain healthy coastal and ocean ecosystems and the economies they support as set forth in the California Ocean Protection Act.