Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) is the premier professional development organization and cross-sector community of practice for individuals addressing climate change in their organizations’ operations and mission. ACCO membership fosters collaboration with leading edge practitioners, policy makers, climate scientists and researchers to advance solutions and build capacity in addressing climate change.
Interested in other organizations working in this field? We’ve collected a list of links to our partners and experts.
Ethelo is an online and offline engagement solution that educates and empowers municipalities across Canada to gather input regarding planning for sustainability projects. By using features such as real-time GHG calculators, difficulty scores, and financial restraints, the Ethelo platform turns Municipal Carbon Budgeting into a design simulation that anyone can engage with, and because of the platform’s patented consensus building technology, everyone is a winner.
The Regeneration Learning Society exists to build the capacity of people, communities and organizations across Alberta to engage, learn and take a lead on creating a low carbon and socially just future for all Albertans.
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.
The Consortium’s aim is to work in sound, sustained ways with educators and related organizations to inspire, support and advocate for the infusion of critical, creative and collaborative thinking as an educational goal and as a method of teaching and learning. Their goals are to foster in learners:
- enhanced abilities and inclinations to think effectively
- deeper understanding of the curriculum
- increased engagement in the world
- greater willingness to act in thoughtful, ethically responsible ways
PEEL works to equip today’s educators with the science, the teaching tools and the support they need to ensure Alberta students are fluent in climate change science, clean energy technologies, and sustainability principles.
The Alberta Council for Environmental Education (ACEE) works collaboratively to advance environmental education in Alberta – because educating today’s youth to be tomorrow’s environmental stewards is our best strategy to create a sustainable future.
Supporting teachers and inspiring students to better understand the science, technology, and issues related to our environment and natural resources.
Grants for carbon offsetting opportunities related to tree planting.
As part of the New Building Canada Plan, the renewed federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) provides predictable, long-term, stable funding for Canadian municipalities to help them build and revitalize their local public infrastructure while creating jobs and long term prosperity.