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Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The mission of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is to improve the quality of people's lives through grants supporting the performing arts, environmental conservation, medical research and the prevention of child abuse, and through preservation of the cultural and environmental legacy of Doris Duke's properties.

 

 

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Ducks Unlimited

Ducks Unlimited (DU) is the world's largest and most effective private waterfowl and wetlands conservation organization. DU is able to multilaterally deliver its work through a series of partnerships with private individuals, landowners, agencies, scientific communities and other entities. Realizing that climate change has the potential to dramatically and adversely affect North America's wetlands and waterfowl populations, Ducks Unlimited has been at the forefront in educating its membership and Congress.

 

 

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Earth Networks

Earth Networks gathers and analyzes environmental observations from around the world to help promote a better understanding of the planet and its atmosphere. Earth Networks (formerly AWS Convergence Technologies/WeatherBug) is expanding beyond its core infrastructure as a global weather and lightning observation network to offer more extensive environmental monitoring capabilities.

 

 

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Ecological Society of America (ESA)

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of scientists founded in 1915 to promote ecological science by improving communication among ecologists, raise the public's level of awareness of the importance of ecological science, increase the resources available for the conduct of ecological science, and ensure the appropriate use of ecological science in environmental decision making by enhancing communication between the ecological community and policy-makers.

 

 

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Environmental Law Institute (ELI)

Environmental Law Institute (ELI) fosters innovative, just, and practical law and policy solutions to enable leaders across borders and sectors to make environmental, economic, and social progress. ELI: 1) Builds the skills and capacity of tomorrow's leaders and institutions; 2) Researches and analyzes complex and pressing environmental challenges; 3) Promotes and disseminates the best thinking through print and electronic media; 4) Convenes people with diverse perspectives to build understanding through robust debate.

 

 

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Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is one of 11 operating administrations within the U. S. Department of Transportation with over 500 employees located in Washington, DC and 10 regional offices across the nation. The FTA works with public transportation providers and other key stakeholders to implement strategies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector. In addition to FTA’s grant programs, FTA’s technical assistance is another key part of the agency’s efforts to respond to climate change.

 

 

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Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL)

The Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) develops and uses mathematical models and computer simulations to improve understanding and prediction of the behavior of the atmosphere, the oceans, and climate. Since 1955 the GFDL has influenced the world's research on the modeling of global climate change and has played a significant role in the World Meteorological Organization, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change assessments, and the U. S. Climate Change Science Program. GFDL scientists focus on model-building relevant for society, such as hurricane research, prediction, and seasonal forecasting, and understanding global and regional climate change.

 

 

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George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication - 4C

The Center for Climate Change Communication ("4C") at George Mason University was created to conduct unbiased social science research that will facilitate public engagement in the decision making around climate change. The research center uses social science research methods - experiments, surveys, in-depth interviews and other methods - to find ways of effectively engaging the public and policy makers in the communication around climate change, and in considering and enacting solutions. The Center's mission is "to help government agencies, non-profit organizations, and companies apply the results of this research - so that collectively, we can stabilize our planet's life sustaining climate.

 

 

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Global Climate Adaptation Partnership (GCAP)

The Global Climate Adaptation Partnership (GCAP) is a climate change and adaptation consultancy that provides climate-related services to government and commercial clients. The GCAP partnership model focuses on providing three separate but integrated services: Knowledge Management Service, Adaptation Training, and Consultancy on Climate Projects.

 

 

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Global Cool Cities Alliance

The Global Cool Cities Alliance (GCCA) is a non-profit organization developed by a consortium of scientists and environmental leaders to promote the adoption of white roofs and white pavements globally. The Alliance is dedicated to advancing policies and actions that increase the solar reflectance of buildings and pavements as a low- or no-cost way to promote cool buildings, cool cities, and, most importantly, to mitigate the effects of climate change through global cooling.