Search results for ‘climate change’


  • Non-profit

    The GroundTruth Project

    The GroundTruth Project (formerly the GroundTruth Initiative) is a 501(c)(3) left-of-center media and journalism nonprofit organization that covers local news. GroundTruth is the fiscal sponsor of Report for America, a group created in 2018 to insert left-leaning journalists into news organizations across the U.S. in order to fill “a
  • Non-profit

    Clif Bar Family Foundation

    Clif Bar Family Foundation is the corporate philanthropy of Clif Bar and Company, a manufacturer of snack foods. It funds a number of left-of-center advocacy groups, especially those with an environmentalist outlook. Company In 1992, Clif Bar and Company was founded as a food business targeting cyclists: Gary Erikson, himself
  • For-profit

    LightBox Collaborative

    LightBox Collaborative is a nonprofit and philanthropic consulting firm based in San Francisco. The firm works with a variety of organizations advocating for left-of-center social and economic policy, with an agenda that includes LGBT rights, civic engagement, immigration, the environment, and labor rights. [45] LightBox’s clients include prominent
  • Person

    Steven Chu

    Steven Chu is a Nobel Prize-winning physicist who served as U.S. Secretary of Energy in the Barack Obama administration. Chu is a leading advocate for aggressive left-leaning environmentalist legislation to combat climate change. Chu is famous for some of his unconventional ideas for combating climate change; most notable,
  • Non-profit

    More Than Scientists

    More Than Scientists is a left-of-center organization of scientists and others who are calling for left-progressive environmentalist policies to counter climate change. It was founded by Seattle-area angel investor and former Apple and Microsoft computer scientist Eric Michelman. The organization is an outgrowth of the Climate Change Education
  • Person

    Eric Michelman

    Eric Michelman is a computer scientist and angel investor who is also a left-of-center activist. Michelman is the creator of the Climate Change Education Project and the More Than Scientists organization and project. Michelman is a former employee of Microsoft and Apple. While working at Microsoft, Michelman
  • Non-profit

    Health Feedback

    Health Feedback is a fact-checking service under the auspices of Science Feedback, which operates multiple left-leaning science-related fact-check services including Climate Feedback. [97] Science Feedback, and by extension Health Feedback, was chiefly supported by the Center for Climate Communication at the University of California, Merced, from
  • Non-profit

    Science Feedback

    Science Feedback is a left-of-center publishing organization that operates the blogs Climate Feedback and Health Feedback. Both websites publish opinion articles claiming to assess the scientific merit of popular media articles and scientific claims. Background Science Feedback, registered as a not-for-profit organization in France, was formed in 2015 by Emmanuel
  • Non-profit

    By the People

    By the People is a project of the lobbying group Americans for All Of Us Action and works with other left-of-center groups to push for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. By the People has encouraged Democratic leadership to broaden the scope of impeachment investigations to include comments made
  • Movement

    Future Coalition

    The Future Coalition is a network of youth-led left-wing organizations that work to promote left-wing views on policy issues from gun control to environmentalism. It is in partnership with the controversial Women’s March and is seen as the organization’s unofficial youth arm. The Future Coalition organized climate change demonstrations
  • Movement

    Strike With Us

    Strike With Us is a movement made up of over 100 environmentalist groups that plans to start a week of strikes beginning on Friday 20, 2019. The movement aims to carry out more strikes leading up to the 2020 presidential election. [140] Strike With Us has put forward
  • Movement

    Shut Down DC

    Shut Down DC is a coalition of environmentalist activist groups which announced plans to significantly disrupt traffic in Washington, D.C. on September 23, 2019 to bring awareness to climate change. The group has stated that it aims for its demonstrations to affect the most powerful people in the city by
  • Other Group

    Extinction Rebellion Washington DC

    Extinction Rebellion Washington DC is the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Extinction Rebellion (XR) radical environmentalist “direct action” demonstration campaign that was launched in the United Kingdom in 2018. The chapter participates in XR’s strategy of disrupting public life to coerce the public to adhere to the group’s policy
  • Other Group

    Black Lives Matter DC

    Black Lives Matter DC (BLM DC) is a radical group affiliated with the nationwide Black Lives Matter movement. It seeks to dismantle what it sees to be white supremacy, patriarchy, capitalism, and imperialism in the United States by organizing direct actions, including occupations, highway shutdowns, disruptions, blockades, accountability campaigns, and
  • Non-profit

    Rising Tide North America

    Rising Tide North America is a radical environmentalist organization that pushes for a “zero carbon” society. for the group takes a “no compromise” position on climate change and pollution, targeting corporations and rejecting environmental remediation solutions proposed by businesses. The organization is the North American affiliate of the radical environmentalist
  • Non-profit

    350 DC

    350 DC is the District of Columbia chapter of the far-left radical environmentalist group, 350.org. The chapter, like its parent organization, is opposed to the extraction and use of conventional energy. The organization supported the Shut Down DC environmentalist protest on September 23, 2019, that blocked and slowed
  • For-profit

    The Vulcan Inc.

    The Vulcan Inc. is a Seattle-based private investment company that conducts a wide-range of projects related to science, public policy, technology, art, and real estate. Vulcan also gives funds toward environmentalist research and climate change policy efforts. Background The company was created in 1986 by Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft
  • Person

    Greg Mankiw

    Nicholas Gregory “Greg” Mankiw is an American economist and the former Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Mankiw was appointed as Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors in 2003 by President George W. Bush and worked as an economic adviser to Mitt Romney during his presidential
  • Person

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also known as “AOC,” is a Democratic politician and leader of the radical left of the Party. In 2018, she was elected U.S. Representative for New York’s 14th District located in the Bronx and Queens. First elected at 28 years old, Ocasio-Cortez is as of mid-2020 the youngest
  • For-profit

    Corridor Partners

    Corridor Partners is a left-of-center consultancy group focused on providing clients with environmentalist-aligned strategies to address climate change, including promoting the reduction and elimination of the use of conventional energy sources. Background Corridor Partners is a for-profit consultancy group that advises donors and other clients on strategies to achieve left-of-center