Non-Government Organizations


“is a grassroots effort to encourage U.S. cities and their citizens to take action to end global warming.” >>>visit website

Rainforest Action Network
“campaigns for the forests, their inhabitants and the natural systems that sustain life by transforming the global marketplace through grassroots organizing, education and non-violent direct action..” >>> visit website

Global Exchange
is “an international human rights organization dedicated to promoting political, social and environmental justice globally…. to increase global awareness among the U.S. public while building partnerships around the world.” >>> visit website

is “an independent non-profit global campaigning organization that uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems and their causes. We research the solutions and alternatives to help provide a path for a green and peaceful future.” >>> visit website

U.S. Climate Action Network (USCAN)
“serves as the focal point for global climate change activities in the United States. Made up of over forty environment, development and energy non-governmental organizations, the network works to inform and affect U.S. domestic and international policies.” >>> visit website

Green House Network
offers programs that “multiply grassroots leadership supporting the clean energy revolution that we need to stop global warming.” >>> visit website

Energy Action
“We are uniting a diversity of organizations in an alliance that will support and strengthen the student and youth clean energy movement in North America.” (Sign on to EA’s Clean Energy Declaration.) >>> visit website

Fellowship of Reconciliation
“FOR seeks to replace violence, war, racism, and economic injustice with nonviolence, peace, and justice. We are an interfaith organization committed to active nonviolence as a transforming way of life and as a means of radical change. We educate, train, build coalitions, and engage in nonviolent and compassionate actions locally, nationally, and globally.” >>> visit website

The National Religious Partnership for the Environment
is “a formal alliance of major faith groups and denominations across the spectrum of Jewish and Christian communities and organizations in the United States… We seek to provide inspiration, moral vision, and commitment to social justice for all efforts to protect the natural world and human well-being within it.” >>> visit website

The Apollo Alliance
is “a broad coalition within the labor, environmental, business, urban, and faith communities in support of good jobs and energy independence.” >>> visit website

Indigenous Environmental Network
“The Indigenous Peoples of the Americas have lived for over 500 years in confrontation with an immigrant society that holds an opposing world view. As a result we are now facing an environmental crisis which threatens the survival of all natural life...We stand on principles of empowering and supporting each other to take direct, informed action and affect our ability to protect our lands from contamination and exploitation.” >>> visit website

Natural Resources Defense Council
A major group with a major focus on global warming. >>> visit website

Friends of the Earth
“has been at the forefront of high-profile efforts to create a more healthy, just world for decades. Friends of the Earth ( ) is the U.S. voice of Friends of the Earth International ( ), an influential, international network of grassroots groups in 70 countries.”

Environmental Defense
A major group with a major petition drive in support of the Climate Stewardship Act. Visit and


The Alliance for Affordable Energy
“is a non-profit, public interest, membership organization dedicated to creating fair, affordable, environmentally responsible, community-based energy policies for Louisiana and the nation.” >>>visit website

New York Climate Rescue
Working locally, in the NYC metropolitan region to stop global warming. >>> visit website

West Harlem Environmental Action
“WE ACT's mission is to inform, educate, train and mobilize the predominately African-American and Latino residents of Northern Manhattan on issues that impact their quality of life -- air, water and indoor pollution, toxins, land use and open space, waterfront development and usage, sanitation, transportation, historic preservation, regulatory enforcement, and citizen participation in public policy making.” >>> visit website

Mass. Climate Action Network
“MCAN is dedicated to halting the threat of global climate change, through reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, in our communities and the state.” >>> visit website

Center for Ecological Technology (Western Mass.)
“CET’s mission is to research, develop, demonstrate and promote those technologies which have the least disruptive impact on the natural ecology of the Earth.” >>> visit website

Green Energy Network (Sonoma County, CA)
“GEN is a member-base of concerned citizens working together to create sustainable alternative fueling solutions.” >>> visit website

The Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) (New York Area)
“CCE is a state-wide, non-profit, grassroots advocacy organization working to protect New York and CT's land and water resources. We also work heavily on climate change issues such as RGGI, Alaska wilderness issues, and federal climate and air quality legislation.” >>> visit website