Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) - RISA
The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) is part of NOAA's Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program, which supports climate research for decision-makers and policy planners at a regional level. Based in the University of Alaska - Fairbanks, ACCAP aims to assess the socio-economic and biophysical impacts of climate variability in Alaska, and make this information available to state and local decision-makers to improve the ability of Alaskan's to adapt to a changing climate.
Alliance for Climate Education
The Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) is an award-winning national nonprofit dedicated to educating America's high school students about the science behind climate change and inspiring them to do something about it - while having fun along the way. ACE is based in Oakland, California, with educator teams in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, DC, Atlanta, New England, Colorado, Nevada, North Carolina and Wisconsin.
America's Energy Coast
America’s Energy Coast (AEC) is an initiative of the America’s WETLAND Foundation. AEC is a diverse group of major businesses and industries, national environmental and conservation organizations, scientists and researchers, and coastal interests from across the four energy-producing states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama – collectively known as America’s Energy Coast
America's WETLAND Foundation
America's WETLAND Foundation advocates for the conservation and restoration of the coastal and inland wetlands of Lousiana and surrounding areas, with particular focus on the impacts of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the role wetlands play as storm buffers, and the risks wetland losses pose to energy and other infrastructure. America's WETLAND Foundation has been linked with government entities and figures, environmental groups, and Lousiana businesses, and is currently funded by private donations from numerous sources, including Shell, Chevron, BP, and other major energy corporations.
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the world’s largest non-government general science membership organization and the executive publisher of Science, a leading scientific journal. Its mission is “advance science for the benefit of all people” and goals include providing a voice for science on societal issues and promoting the responsible use of science in public policy. In addition to publishing Science, AAAS fulfills its mission through initiatives in science policy; diplomacy; education and career support; public engagement with science; and more.
American Association of State Climatologists
The American Association of State Climatologists advances the development and delivery of science-based climate services at the state and local levels. AASC works to support a society in which climate-sensitive decisions are guided by science-based information derived from historical and current observed climate and scenarios of future climate.
Alliance of Regional Collaboratives for Climate Adaptation (ARCCA)
California’s Alliance of Regional Collaboratives for Climate Adaptation (ARCCA) was formed in early 2012 to coordinate regional and local efforts in preparing California for the impacts of climate change. ARCCA currently brings together five regional collaboratives from across the state including San Diego, Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, and the Sierras. The collaboratives are supporting local climate partners in projects to enhance resiliency and adaptation at the community level.
American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
AASTHO is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing highway and transportation departments in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. It represents all five transportation modes: air, highways, public transportation, rail, and water. AASHTO serves as a liaison between state departments of transportation and the Federal government, and provides technical leadership and assistance to states. AASHTO's policy development, standards setting, and technical activities are the product of volunteer state department of transportation personnel who work through the organization's committee structure.
American Water Resources Association
Founded in 1964, the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) is a non-profit professional association dedicated to the advancement of men and women in water resources management, research, and education. The AWRA houses a wide variety of water resources experts including engineers, educators, foresters, biologists, ecologists, geographers, managers, regulators, hydrologists and attorneys.
American Water Works Association (AWWA)
With over 60,000 members and over 4,700 utility members, the American Water Works Association is the authoritative resource on safe water, providing knowledge, information and advocacy to improve the quality and supply of water in North America and beyond.