The NYC chapter of 350.org. Works on divestment of fossil fuels from pension funds. Leading grassroots group on climate change.
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.
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.
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
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).
“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.