Renewable Roundup: Organizations that are fighting climate change and global warming

  • Published on June 19th, 2020

Some of us have stepped up to the disaster. Some want to make it worse. Sitting on your hands is a vote for the latter. Here is some of what is going on to tackle Anthropogenic Global Warming, and some of who has joined the combat. How about you?

Global warming
You can choose, or you can say, “Not me”

By Mokurai

Las Organizaciones No Gubernamentales dando la batalla en defensa de un medio ambiente sano vía Energías Renovables/NGOs give battle in defense of a healthy environment via renewable energy

María Colín, Especialista en Derecho Ambiental de Greenpeace México: “Esta batalla judicial es un primer paso para luchar a favor de la democratización de la energía eléctrica, garantizar el derecho humano a Energías Renovables accesibles.  De ninguna manera significa defender los intereses de las grandes empresas del sector”

[María Colín, Environmental Law Specialist at Greenpeace Mexico: “This judicial battle is a first step to fight in favor of the democratization of electrical energy, to control the human right to accessible Renewable Energies. In no way does it mean an advocate for the interests of large companies in the sector ”]

No environmental challenge has more potential to alter our world.

In 2006 we launched the Fight Global Warming campaign in partnership with the Ad Council and with support from the Robertson Foundation.

The campaign was a wake-up call to the dangers of global warming that gave Americans tools and tips to reduce their carbon footprint.

Our initiatives include:

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The Sierra Club is followed by the NRDC and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). The NRDC has the largest scientific and legal staff among environmental NGOs, … Smaller organizations also show eagerness to do legal battle with business …

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Google lists these:
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Greenpeace
  • Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Global Warming Policy Foundation
  • Climate Action Network
  • The Climate Project
  • Sierra Club
  • Citizen’s Climate Lobby
  • Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
  • United States National Climatic Data Center
  • Green Climate Fund
  • Competitive Enterprise Institute
  • Extinction Rebellion
  • U.S. Global Change Research Program
  • George C. Marshall Institute
  • School Strike for Climate
  • Environmental and Energy Study Institute
  • C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
  • Climatic Research Unit, University of East Anglia
  • Global Environment Facility
  • Global Climate Coalition
  • Yale Program on Climate Change Communication
  • Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research

and on the Denialist side, there are

  • Heartland Institute
  • American Legislative Exchange Council
  • American Enterprise Institute
  • Americans for Prosperity
  • Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University
  • Cato Institute
  • Competitive Enterprise Institute
  • Heritage Foundation
  • Institute for Energy Research
  • Manhattan Institute for Policy Research

We will come back to some of these, pro and con.

(Crossposted with DailyKos.)

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