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Climate Change: Where To Go for Help
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Programs listed: 11

1.  Industrial Assessment Centers - EERE's Industrial Technologies Program

provide eligible small- and medium-sized manufacturers with no-cost energy assessments. Additionally, the IACs serve as a training ground for the next-generation of energy savvy engineers.

1000 Independence Ave, SW
DC, WA 20585
Phone: (202) 586-5000
Fax: (202) 586-4403

2.  Greenhouse Gas Management Institute

Training tomorrow’s experts on the principles, concepts and techniques to manage and credibly account for GHG emissions: in the basics of GHG accounting, auditing and management, as well as certifying professionals who meet the highest standards of expertise and ethical conduct. We offer financial assistance to other non-profits world-wide, to public agencies, and to small and medium-sized enterprises in developing countries. The Institute offers online courses, which can be combined with face-to-face workshops for larger groups with specific needs. E-learning allows learners a higher quality training experience, access to the world’s top experts as instructors, and the flexibility to undergo training on your own time, without the cost, trouble, and GHG emissions associated with traveling to workshops.

Washington, DC n/a
Phone: (202) 350-9047

Contact:  Michael Gillenwater, Executive Director, Dean of the Institute, and Co-Founder

3.  Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative

The GHG Protocol is the most widely used international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify, and manage greenhouse gas emissions. The GHG Protocol works with businesses, governments, and environmental groups and provides protocols for measuring and reporting, calculation tools, and more. (Forged from a partnership between the World Resources Institute and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development).

10 G Street NE, Suite 800
wash, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 729-7600

4.  ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

ICLEI is an international association of local governments as well as national and regional local governments with a commitment to sustainable development. They provide technical consulting, training, and information services to build capacity, share knowledge, and support local government in the implementation of sustainable development, including climate change, at the local level.

436 14th Street, Suite 1520
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 884-0699
Fax: (510) 884-0698

Contact:  Margaret Pageler, Urban Sustainability Advisor

5.  Industrial Technologies Program - Save Energy Now

This national initiative aims to drive a reduction of 25% or more in industrial energy intensity in 10 years. To achieve this ambitious goal, ITP is partnering with Save Energy Now LEADER Companies and Save Energy Now ALLY Organizations.

Room 5F-065, MS EE-2F
1000 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20585
Phone: (202) 586-5059

Contact:  Jeffrey Walker, Communcations

6.  Interstate Renewable Energy Council

IREC is a non-profit consortium of state and local government renewable energy officials. Formed in 1980, IREC offers a range of market-oriented services and products targeted at education, coordination, and procurement.

PO Box 1156
Latham, NY 12110-1156
Phone: (518) 458-6059
Fax: (518) 458-6059

Contact:  Executive Director

7.  The Climate Registry

A nonprofit collaboration that sets consistent and transparent standards to calculate, verify and publicly report greenhouse gas emissions into a single registry - and supports both voluntary and mandatory reporting programs and provides comprehensive, accurate data to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

523 W. 6th St, Suite 445
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Phone: (866) 523-0764

8.  U.S. Enviromental Protection Agency - Climate Leaders

This historical industry-government partnership worked with companies to develop comprehensive climate change strategies. Partners committed to reduce GHG impact by completing a corporate-wide inventory of their GHG emissions based on a quality management system, setting aggressive reduction goals, and reporting to EPA. Much of the information on this site is still useful and relevant, and provides potential contact info.

U.S. EPA (Mail Code: 6202J)
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Wash, DC 20460
Phone: (202) 343-9241

9.  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - SF6 Emissions Reduction Partnership for Electric Power Systems Program Report

EPA works with the electric power industry to achieve the primary goal of reducing emissions of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), an extremely potent greenhouse gas that is emitted during the operation and maintenance of circuit breakers and other high voltage equipment used in the transmission and distribution of electricity.

1200 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20460
Phone: (202) 564-8995

10.  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Voluntary Aluminum Industrial Partnership

VAIP is an innovative pollution prevention program developed jointly by EPA and the primary aluminum industry. Participating companies (partners) work with EPA to improve aluminum production efficiency while reducing perfluorocarbon (PFC) emissions, potent greenhouse gases that remain in the atmosphere for thousands of years.

1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20460
Phone: (202) 343-9739

11.  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - International Magnesium Association (IMA)

A cooperative effort between EPA and the U.S. magnesium industry to better understand and reduce emissions of SF6, a potent greenhouse gas, from magnesium production and casting processes.

1200 Pennsylvania, NW
Washington, DC 20460
Phone: (202) 343-9167
Fax: (202) 343-2208


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