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Energy Sector Organizations

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

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100 Resilient Cities

100 Resilient Cities (100RC), pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation, is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social, and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century. 100RC supports the adoption and incorporation of a view of resilience that includes not just the shocks - earthquakes, fires, floods, etc. - but also the stresses that weaken the fabric of a city on a day to day or cyclical basis - high unemployment, endemic violence, chronic food and water shortages, etc.

 

 

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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

 

 

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Asian Pacific Environmental Network

The Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) holds the vision that all people have a right to a clean and healthy environment in which their communities can live, work, learn, play, and thrive. APEN was founded in 1993 and seeks to bring together a collective voice among the diverse Asian Pacific Islander communities in the US. Through a strategy which combines grassroots community organizing, civic engagement, and policy, APEN works to develop an alternative agenda for environmental, social, and economic justice.

 

 

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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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California Energy Commission

The California Energy Commission is the state's primary energy policy and planning agency, and their mission is to assess, advocate and act through public/private partnerships to improve energy systems that promote a strong economy and a healthy environment. The Commission has played an important role since 1988 in coordinating state activities addressing climate change and continues to play a major role in the state's efforts. The Commission conducts scientific research on climate change through the Public Interest Energy Research Program (PIER) and the California Climate Change Center, and has published numerous reports under its PIER Program and by staff.

 

 

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California Environmental Justice Alliance

California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA) is a statewide coalition of grassroots, environmental justice organizations. CEJA seeks to shift the paradigm to prioritize environmental justice communities in California’s climate policy. To do so, CEJA works to put equity at the center of the climate debate; put the most vulnerable communities in leadership roles; and reorient policy to reduce toxic hotspots, implement strong regulatory measures, and speed the transition away from fossil fuels.

 

 

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Center for American Progress

The Center for American Progress (CAP) is an independent nonpartisan policy institute that is, in their words, "dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans, through bold, progressive ideas, as well as strong leadership and concerted action. " With policy teams in major issue areas, such as energy and environment, CAP seeks to inform the national policy debate and work across disciplines to tackle complex, interrelated topics. As evidenced by the resources included in the Adaptation Clearinghouse, CAP maintains a focus on equity in climate adaptation.

 

 

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Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy

The Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy (CEED) works to ensure that communities and policy makers have the tools and information they need to create energy and environmental policy that is just and sustainable. CEED's objectives include:

 

 

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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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Clean Energy Group

Since 1998, Clean Energy Group, a national nonprofit organization, has worked to expand markets for clean energy technologies, including solar, land-based wind, offshore wind, fuel cells, energy storage, and biomass. In 2002, Clean Energy Group created the Clean Energy States Alliance to help state and municipal clean energy funds work together to deploy projects. In 2013, with support from major foundations and in a joint effort with the Meridian Institute, Clean Energy Group launched the Resilient Power Project.