The NYC chapter of 350.org. Works on divestment of fossil fuels from pension funds. Leading grassroots group on climate change.
The Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution? This book/online tool-kit co-developed by 350.org is chock full of key principles, creative tactics, and inspiring case studies.
Coordinates local and state efforts to promote renewable energy. Has links to renewable groups in NY. Has a link to groups working on renewable energy in NYS.
Coordinates efforts to get LI to go to 100% renewable energy.
Pace Energy and Climate Center
Provides policy analysis to lawmakers and advocates. Active in the REV and RPS proceedings.
AGREE – Alliance for a Green Economy
Syracuse based group that leads statewide efforts on energy democracy, opposition to nuclear power, support for renewable. Active in PSC’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV)
8 Countries, 52 Cities, 57 Regions, 9 Utilities, 21 NonProfit/Educational/Public Institutions, totaling more than 51.2 million people (and counting) who have shifted or are committed to shifting within the next few decades to 100% renewable energy in at least one sector (e.g. electricity, transportation, heating/cooling).
State by state information on how to go to 100% renewable energy (by 2050).
Primary goal is to replace the drive to build shale gas infrastructure with a drive to build renewable infrastructure. NYC based. Organizes against Port Ambrose LNG facility.
A collaboration of community-based organizations, grassroots groups, and others who are working together to advance a just and participatory transition to a resilient, localized, and democratically controlled clean energy economy in New York State.
System Change not Climate Change
A coalition of ecosocialists united in the belief that capitalism is driving climate change and that a radical international grassroots movement can stop it.
Albany-focused legislative advocacy group working on climate change.
Sierra Club’s NY effort to shut down coal plants and promote renewables such as off shore wind.
The Green New Deal is a four part program for moving America quickly out of crisis into a secure, sustainable future. NY Green Party.
PAUSE – People of Albany United for Safe Energy
Organizes against the oil bomb trains at Port of Albany. Promotes safe sustainable energy and environmental justice.
PCMNY is the followup to the host committee of the People’s Climate March in NYC.
Helps coordinate campaign to divest NYS pension funds from fossil fuels.
In the past two decades, Local Power’s founders created a whole new energy market based on local municipal control – community aggregations, or “Community Choice Aggregations,” (“CCA”) in regions comprising 25% of U.S. power demand, in order to make profound changes possible in the utility industry. The CCA 2.0 white paper. In the Hudson Valley, http://www.citizensforlocalpower.com/
Labor Network for Sustainability
Background material on why unions should be active on climate change issues.
National website on shared renewables
Organic Consumer Association. Going to a sustainable, organic agriculture system could cut greenhouse gas emissions by 50%. over the next 30-40 years could also sequester 50-100 parts-per-million (ppm) of carbon dioxide (CO2).
Rising Tide has worked to create a network that prioritizes local grassroots organizing yet remains firmly engaged in international social movements; which promotes solidarity and collaboration with impacted communities and local social justice struggles; which challenges corporate-friendly “solutions” to climate change; and which organizes with a horizontal, anti-oppressive framework that promotes social justice as inextricably linked to biocentrism and environmentalism
“How can legislators enable a rapid shift to a renewable energy-powered economy?” The WFC Commission on Climate and Energy addresses this question in order to overcome the serious gaps in policy action and implementation.
A new campaign to take on global warming in NYS under the principle of polluters pay.