The Center for Law, Energy & the Environment (CLEE) channels the expertise and creativity of the Berkeley Law community into pragmatic policy solutions to environmental and energy challenges. We work with government, business, and the nonprofit sector to help solve urgent problems that require innovative and often interdisciplinary approaches. Drawing on the combined expertise of faculty, staff, and students across UC Berkeley, we strive to translate empirical findings into smart public policy solutions that better our environmental and energy governance systems.
Launched in November 2011, C2ES is the successor to the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, long recognized in the United States and abroad as an influential and pragmatic voice on climate issues. The Pew Center’s founder, Eileen Claussen, and its senior team continue to lead the effort.
The Climate Change Knowledge Portal (CCKP) Beta is a central hub of information, data and reports about climate change around the world. Here you can query, map, compare, chart and summarize key climate and climate-related information.
The Climate Legislation Tracker project tracks federal legislation related to climate change. As presented here, it is current through July 2011. Given the limited current prospects for major federal climate legislation, we are focusing our efforts on tracking relevant regulations and progress on Obama's climate agenda.
The Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE) encourages research and education about the environment and its many interactions with human society. Through a variety of grants and fellowships, the Center supports research related to the environment at every level. By sponsoring symposia, public lectures, and informal student convocations, the Center connects people with an interest in the environment. The Center is also home to the undergraduate Environmental Science and Public Policy concentration, and the Ph.D. level Graduate Consortium on Energy and Environment. HUCE does not grant degrees.
The mission of the Center for the Environment (C4E) is to promote proactive, interdisciplinary research, learning, and engagement at Purdue addressing important environmental challenges. The Center helps to connect faculty and students across departments and disciplines who working on these challenges, supports innovative projects, and increases the impact of Purdue's work on important environmental issues through outreach and stakeholder engagement activities. We work closely with campus faculty to integrate interdisciplinary environmental education and training with research.
The Policy Institute is a bold new initiative that supports collaborative engagement at a critical time for decision makers. Governments at every level are under intensifying pressure to promote a healthy, growing economy while simultaneously improving environmental quality, increasing efficiency, diversifying the energy supply, creating greater resiliency to energy disruptions, and responding to climate change—despite shrinking capacity and expertise.
Yale Climate & Energy Institute seeks to understand Earth’s climate system and energy resources, and the ecological, economic and social consequences of changing climate and energy regimes. Interdisciplinary research and teaching supported by YCEI aim at helping the world to mitigate and adapt to climate change, while satisfying its future energy needs, with practical solutions and policies that can be implemented at local, regional or global levels.
The Yale Project on Climate Change Communication (originally the Yale Project on Climate Change) grew out of a groundbreaking conference on “Americans and Climate Change” that the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies convened in 2005 in Aspen, CO. Over 100 national leaders representing science, media, religion, politics, entertainment, education, business, environmentalism, and civil society came together to develop an action plan to engage American society on climate change. Their charge was to diagnose why, in the face of ever stronger climate science, the United States had been slow to act and to recommend a set of initiatives to catalyze action.