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Energy Sector Organizations

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

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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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Communities for a Better Environment

Founded in 1978, Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) seeks to build the power of California’s communities of color and low-income people to achieve environmental health and justice by preventing and reducing pollution and building green, healthy, and sustainable communities and environments. CBE provides residents in blighted and heavily polluted urban communities in California with organizing skills, leadership training, and legal, scientific, and technical assistance, so that they can successfully confront threats to their health and well-being.

 

 

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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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Emerald Cities Collaborative

Emerald Cities Collaborative (ECC) is a national nonprofit that advances sustainable economic development. ECC focuses on energy, green infrastructure, and other sustainable development projects that contribute to the resilience of metropolitan regions and ensure an equity stake for low-income communities of color in the green economy. Their mission has three parts: 1) reducing carbon emissions while ensuring benefits are shared equitably by communities of color and low-income communities; 2) building communities through training, jobs, and labor standards to support local economies; and 3) strengthening coalitions that support metro-regions, focusing on engaging historically excluded and hard-to-reach people.

 

 

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Environmental Advocates of New York

Environmental Advocates of New York is an environmental government watchdog based in Albany. Its mission is to protect the air, land, water, wildlife, and health of all New Yorkers. The group monitors state government, evaluating proposed laws and championing policies and practices that will ensure responsible stewardship of the environment. 

 

 

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Environmental Health Coalition

Environmental Health Coalition (EHC) is dedicated to achieving environmental and social justice in the San Diego/Tijuana region of California. Through leadership development, organizing, and advocacy, EHC empowers residents to achieve public policies that improve the health of children, families, neighborhoods and the natural environment.

 

 

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Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island

The Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island (EJLRI) is a non-profit organization working within an alliance of individuals to promote environmental justice in Rhode Island through advocacy, education, networking, organizing, and research.  Its mission is to promote safe and healthy environments for all by building power, leadership, and action in the communities most affected by environmental burdens.

 

 

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Georgetown Climate Center

The nonpartisan Georgetown Climate Center seeks to advance effective climate and energy policies in the United States and serves as a resource to state and local communities that are working to cut carbon pollution and prepare for climate change.  As part of Georgetown Law, the Center works extensively with government officials, academics, and an array of stakeholders. It analyzes the provisions of federal policy relevant to state and local government, works with states on developing innovative new policies, and encourages policymakers to learn from state experience.

 

 

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Great Plains Institute

The mission of the Great Plains Institute (GPI) is to transform methods of producing, distributing, and consuming energy to be both environmentally and economically sustainable. Through research and analysis, consensus policy development, technology acceleration, and local action, GPI promotes the transition to clean, efficient, and secure energy. GPI's seven major areas of work include: