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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. 

 

 

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California State Climatologist

The California State Climate Office collects and interprets climate data for California, and disseminates climate data and information through various means including their website. The California State Climate Office is housed in the California Department of Water Resources' Division of Flood Management.

 

 

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Canyonlands Research Center

With The Nature Conservancy's Dugout Ranch at its core, the Canyonlands Research Center Study Area spans lands managed by the USDA Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and Canyonlands National Park, giving scientists the opportunity to study wide gradients of elevation, ecology and land-use histories. The Center is also situated along the boundary of the Southwestern monsoon climate zone, making it particularly sensitive to climatic variation. The Center will provide new information on how temperature, rainfall and land uses combine to affect the health of natural resources on the Colorado Plateau.

 

 

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Catalysis Adaptation Partners, LLC

Catalysis Adaptation Partners, LLC, is a consulting firm of senior experts in planning for sea level rise, coastal hazards and extreme weather events. They provide many climate and coastal hazard adaptation-related services, including: vulnerability assessments, inundation mapping and visualization, economic impact evaluation, adaptation strategy development and implementation, planning process analysis, policy revision assistance, and consensus building support.

 

 

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Center for Biological Diversity

The Center for Biological Diversity's mission is to work through science, law and creative media to secure a future for all species, great or small, on the brink of extinction. The Center's territory for the protection of species extends throughout the US, Pacific and Atlantic oceans and international regions as remote as the North and South poles. Hundreds of species have gained protection as a result of the Center's petitions, lawsuits, policy advocacy, and outreach to media. They have a full-time staff of dozens of prominent environmental lawyers and scientists who work exclusively on their campaigns to save species and their habitats.

 

 

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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.