- Center For Environmental Citizenship / EnviroCitizen (CEC) is a national
non-partisan 501(c)(3) organization. CEC is dedicated to educating, training,
and organizing a diverse, national network of young leaders to protect the
environment (see "campus organizing" link).
- Clean Air - Cool Planet (CA-CP) creates partnerships in the Northeast to
implement solutions to climate change and build constituencies for effective
climate policies and actions. CA-CP is the region's leading organization
dedicated to finding and promoting solutions to global warming. CA-CP is a
science-based, non-partisan, 501(c) 3 non-profit.
- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeks to protect human health
and safeguard the natural environment - air, water, and land - upon which
life depends. For 30 years, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier
environment for the American people. For educational resources,
go to www.epa.gov/epahome/educational.htm.
- National Wildlife Foundation (NWF): For more than a decade, NWF's Campus
Ecology program has been helping transform the nation's college campuses into
living models of an ecologically sustainable society, and training a new
generation of environmental leaders. NWF's website offers links to schools that
have implemented the project you are researching.
- New England Climate Coalition (NECC) is a coalition of more than
160 organizations, including state and local environmental, public health, municipal and religious
organizations concerned about the drastic effects of global warming in the
Northeast. Their goal is to ensure the New England Governors implement the
Climate Change Action Plans promised in 2001. The Governors' short-term
goal is that by the year 2020, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to a level comparable to that of 1990. That
deadline is fast approaching, and greenhouse gas emissions are still on
- Second Nature assists colleges and universities in their quest to
integrate sustainability as a core component of all education and practice,
and in expanding efforts to make human activity sustainable.
- Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC) is a student and youth run
national network of progressive organizations and individuals whose aim is
to uproot environmental injustices through action and education. We define
the environment to include the physical, economic, political and cultural
conditions in which we live. By challenging the power structure which
threatens these environmental conditions, SEAC works to create progressive
social change on both the local and global levels.
- University Leadership for a Sustainable Future (ULSF) assists colleges
and universities in making sustainability an integral part of the curriculum,
research, operations and outreach. ULSF is also the secretariat for
signatories of the Talloires Declaration (1990), which has been signed by
more than 300 university presidents and chancellors around the world.