Organizations

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

Biological Carbon Canada

| Agriculture, Non Profit

Alberta-based non-profit society working to enhance the global competitiveness of Canada’s forestry and agriculture sectors. Deliver meaningful carbon reductions and removals that earn and enhance the opportunities of farmers, ranchers and foresters. This is accomplished through the adoption of technologies and management practices.

Climate Risk Institute

| Non Profit, Planning and Policy, Research, Resilience & Adaptation, Training & Credentials

The CRI is a non-profit, academically affiliated organization focused on climate change risk assessment, adaptation planning, policy evaluation and resiliency. CRI works with all levels of government, Indigenous communities, and private sector organizations. The CRI facilitates the consideration of climate change in various planning and management processes, including enterprise risk management, hazard identification and risk assessment, corporate planning, infrastructure renewal and official plan development. Flagship programs include a professional credential, community of practice, and a climate risk protocol.

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.

Ducks Unlimited

| Nature & Conservation, Planning and Policy, Public Engagement

Ducks Unlimited conserves, restores and manages wetlands and associated habitats for North America’s waterfowl. These habitats benefit other wildlife, people and the environment. Through partnerships with government, industry, non-profit organizations and landowners they get work done to connect people to nature and make a healthier world for future generations.

Climate West

| Non Profit, Planning and Policy, Research, Resilience & Adaptation, Training & Credentials

ClimateWest is the central hub for climate services in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta providing access to regionally relevant climate information and the support to use it effectively in planning and decision making. The organization’s mandate is to deliver credible, useful, and timely climate information, data, and tools tailored to the Prairie region in support of positive adaptation to climate change.

Project Drawdown

| Communication & Reporting, Non Profit, Research

Project Drawdown is a world-class research organization that reviews, analyses, and identifies the most viable global climate solutions, and shares these findings with the world. As a thought leader and communicator, Project Drawdown is shifting the global conversation about climate change from “doom and gloom” defeatism to one of possibility, opportunity, action, and empowerment.

Canadian Renewable Energy Association

| Energy, Non Profit, Professional Association

CanREA is the voice for wind energy, solar energy and energy storage solutions that will power Canada’s energy future. The association works to create the conditions for a modern energy system through stakeholder advocacy and public engagement. It was established in 2020 through a merger of the Canadian Wind Energy Association and the Canadian Solar Industries Association.

Passive House Canada

| Green Buildings, Non Profit, Professional Association

Passive House Canada is a national non-profit professional association advocating for the passive house high-performance building standard. Passive house is recognized internationally as the proven best way to build for comfort, affordability and energy efficiency of residential, institutional and commercial buildings, through all stages of design, construction, and livability.

Emissions Reductions Alberta

| Government, Innovation & Financing

Emissions Reductions Alberta works with government, industry and innovators to accelerate development of innovative technologies that reduce GHG emissions. ERA invests in the pilot, demonstration and deployment of clean technology solutions.

Association of Energy Service Professionals

| Professional Association, Training & Credentials

Association of Energy Service Professionals (AESP) is a member-based association dedicated to improving the delivery and implementation of energy efficiency, demand-side management and demand response programs. AESP provides professional development programs, access to a network of energy practitioners, and promotes the transfer of knowledge and experience.