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Agriculture Sector Organizations

Organizations that work on adaptation in the agricultural sector are listed below.

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California Climate Change Center (CCCC)

In 2003, the California Energy Commission’s Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program established the California Climate Change Center (CCCC) to document climate change research relevant to the state. The Center was the first state-funded climate change research program in the nation. Its goal is to enhance national and international studies, generating new information that can be used to shape California’s climate change policy. This center is a virtual organization with core research activities at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the University of California, Berkeley, complemented by efforts at other research institutions.

 

 

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Center for Social Inclusion

The mission of the Center for Social Inclusion (CSI) is to catalyze communities, governments, and other institutions to address structural racial inequity and create equitable outcomes for all. Its primary strategies include: policy and research, institutional change, capacity-building, and shifting the dominant narrative about race.

 

 

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Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress is a local community development funding intermediary that has invested in community revitalization work in Greater Cleveland, Ohio, since 1988. Its mission is to foster inclusive communities of choice and opportunity throughout Cleveland, and its primary goals include pursuing racial equity, place-making, economic opportunity, support for high-capacity community development corporations, and climate resiliency.

 

 

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Climate Justice Alliance

The Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) is a collaborative of more than 35 community-based and movement support organizations uniting frontline communities to forge a scalable and socio-economically just transition away from an extractive economy towards local living economies to address the root causes of climate change. CJA is rooted in Indigenous, African American, Latino, Asian Pacific Islander, and working-class white communities throughout the US. CJA seeks to strengthen relationships between community-based organizations, environmentalists, labor unions, food sovereignty/sustainable agriculture groups, and other sectors of society.

 

 

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Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES), the nation’s first research station of its kind, was founded in 1875 to leverage scientific knowledge related to environmental quality, plants, agricultural production, and human health for the good of society. The small separate state agency has a history of economically and scientifically important discoveries and currently conducts research at four facilities, which include laboratories and farms. CAES supports Connecticut's agricultural producers through education and research on climate impacts.

 

 

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Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions

The Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions (CICSS) is hosted by the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University. This interdisciplinary research and Extension Specialist team aims to build climate resilient agricultural, environmental, and social systems, through research, stakeholder engagement, education and outreach. CICSS priorities specifically are to:

 

 

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Department of the Interior (DOI): Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC)

The Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) is one of 21 LCCs established by Secretarial Order No. 3289, which focus on on-the-ground strategic conservation efforts at the landscape level. LCCs are management-science partnerships that inform integrated resource-management actions addressing climate change and other stressors within and across landscapes, linking science and conservation delivery. 

 

 

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Department of the Interior (DOI): Great Plains Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC)

The Great Plains Landscape Conservation Cooperative (GPLCC) is one of 21 LCCs established by Secretarial Order No. 3289, which focus on on-the-ground strategic conservation efforts at the landscape level. LCCs are management-science partnerships that inform integrated resource-management actions addressing climate change and other stressors within and across landscapes, linking science and conservation delivery. The currently participating bureaus are the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and the U.

 

 

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East Michigan Environmental Action Coalition

East Michigan Environmental Action Council (EMEAC) began as a response in the 1960s to environmental concerns in southeast Michigan. EMEAC seeks to fight environmental racism and fossil fuel dependence, while building community solutions and resilience inside Detroit. Its programs focus on climate justice, youth leadership, public commons, political education and organizing, and just economic transition. Community resilience projects focus on topics such as urban agriculture, youth leadership from frontline communities, and renewable energy.

 

 

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Got Green

Got Green is a grassroots environmental justice organization in South Seattle, Washington, led by people of color and low-income people. Got Green seeks to cultivate multi-generational community leaders and ensure that the benefits of the green movement and green economy (green jobs, healthy food, energy efficient and healthy homes, public transit, etc.) reach low-income communities and communities of color.