Organizations

Check out the many organizations offering information and services related to climate change.

Climate Outreach

| Communication & Reporting, Non Profit, Research

Including some of Europe’s leading communicators, Climate Outreach helps the public understand climate change in ways that resonate with their sense of identity, values and worldview. Informed consent and support from people across society and around the world creates a social mandate for climate action, the basis for real change to happen. Climate Outreach conducts original audience research, and provides visual communications services and consultation on climate communications strategy.

Canadian Geothermal Energy Association

| Energy, Non Profit, Professional Association

The Canadian Geothermal Energy Association (CanGEA) is the collective voice of Canada’s geothermal energy industry with a focus on the power generation from geothermal energy resources and industry-scale direct use. As a non-profit industry association, we represent the interests of our member companies with the primary goal of unlocking the country’s tremendous geothermal energy potential. Geothermal energy can provide competitively-priced, renewable, round-the-clock energy to the Canadian market.

Miistakis Institute

| Non Profit, Planning and Policy, Research

The Miistakis Institute is a not for profit environmental research institute affiliated with Mount Royal University. It is a research institute, a conservation charity, and a social enterprise, playing all three roles as necessary to broker, transfer or mobilize knowledge to resolve complex environmental problems. Miistakis takes knowledge from the realm of academia to the realm of land and resource management. The Institute may scientifically investigate conservation dilemmas, analyze policy implications, develop decision support tools, catalyze community conservation action, or all of the above.

Young Agrarians

| Agriculture, Professional Association

Young Agrarians (YA) is a farmer-to-farmer educational resource network for new and young ecological, organic and regenerative farmers in Canada. The network is volunteer-driven, with farmers across the country organizing on-farm events and building community to create spaces for knowledge sharing and growth.

Canadian Urban Sustainability Practitioners

| Municipal, Non Profit

CUSP connects member cities, affiliate networks, and key partners to overcome shared challenges and advance individual, yet common goals. By cooperating on Canadian-specific issues, Canada’s large and leading cities are able to leverage opportunity with partners, attract funders, and collectively inform the efforts of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to shape federal policy and programs and operationalize those efforts locally.

Change for Climate (City of Edmonton)

| Municipal, Public Engagement

Change for Climate is a call to all Edmontonians to take action and work together to reduce our city’s greenhouse gas emissions by 35% (below 2005 levels) by 2035.

Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities

| Planning and Policy, Research

The mission is to link the research, outreach and educational capacity of the University of Alberta with students, researchers, rural communities, rural community organizations and policy makers at multiple levels across the province, nationally, and internationally in order to support the improved sustainability of rural communities and populations.

Synergy Alberta

| Non Profit, Planning and Policy, Public Engagement

Synergy Alberta is a local, made-in-Alberta solution. This non-profit supports multi-stakeholder, community-based groups that have come together for more meaningful, ongoing participation in decisions that directly affect them. Synergy Alberta offers tools, resources and networking opportunities, including the annual Synergy Conference.

The Narwhal

| Communication & Reporting, Non Profit

The Narwhal in an independent investigative journal focused on stories about Canada’s natural world. The Narwhal is a pioneer of non-profit journalism in Canada and is supported by thousands of members and donors.

Intact Centre on Climate Change Adaptation

| Research, Resilience & Adaptation

The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Intact Centre) is an applied research centre with a national focus located within the Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo. The Intact Centre helps homeowners, communities, governments and businesses to identify, and reduce, risks associated with climate change and extreme weather events, such as flooding.