Organizations

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

ICLEI Canada – International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives Canada

| Municipal, Non Profit, Planning and Policy, Research, Resilience & Adaptation

ICLEI Canada works with a wide-variety of stakeholders from across government, industry, academia and the NGO community to build more sustainable, low-carbon, energy efficient, climate-ready communities. ICLEI members are part of a global network of more than 1,750 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development. ICLEI develops tools and resources that are uniquely tailored to urban sustainability professionals. 

Canadian Centre for Climate Services

| Government

The Canadian Centre for Climate Services (CCCS) is a dedicated multi-disciplinary team with expertise across a broad range of climate-related disciplines. We work with partners and stakeholders to support the implementation of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change.

Community Energy Association

| Energy, Non Profit, Planning and Policy, Training & Credentials

Community Energy Association (CEA) supports local governments in developing and implementing community energy and emissions plans (also known as climate action plans, community energy plans, and local action plans). CEA helps local governments with carbon neutral action plans for their operations.

Resilient Rurals

| Municipal, Resilience & Adaptation

Resilient Rurals is a partnership between the towns of Bruderheim, Gibbons and Lamont for a regional climate change adaptation and resilience project within Alberta’s Industrial Heartland. It’s a new approach – created by small towns, for small towns.

Canadian Institute for Energy Training (CIET)

| Energy, Training & Credentials

Founded in 1996, the Canadian Institute for Energy Training (CIET) is the most active energy training centre in Canada, both in person and virtually, as well as a leading international training center. They specialise in high-quality energy management and energy efficiency training.

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.

Canadian Climate Institute

| Planning and Policy, Research

The Canadian Climate Institute is Canada’s leading climate change policy research organization, producing the rigorous analysis and evidence-based recommendations that are needed to advance climate resilience, chart net zero pathways, and drive long-term prosperity.

The Institute was established following a competitive request for proposals led by Environment and Climate Change Canada; the institute is an independent organization and retains full control over its research, findings, and policy recommendations.

All One Sky Foundation

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

All One Sky Foundation is a not-for-profit, charitable organization established to help vulnerable populations at the crossroads of energy and climate change. The foundation acts through education, research and community-led programs, focusing efforts on adaptation to climate change and energy poverty.

All One Sky Foundation emerged from Alberta’s now closed Climate Change Central (C3).

Community Climate Hub

| Non Profit, Public Engagement

The Community Climate hub provides tools, resources, data and connection space for local Canadian climate initiatives. Through broad stakeholder engagement, Hubs build public support for political leadership on climate change. Hubs help unify voices around a shared vision for decarbonization and advance their communities along the milestone process set out by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

Alberta Electric Systems Operator

| Energy, Government

The Alberta Electric Systems Operator (AESO) leads the planning and operation of the power system, facilitates competitive electricity markets, and ensures open access to the grid.