<p>The Union of Concerned Scientists puts rigorous, independent science to work to solve our planet's most pressing problems. Joining with citizens across the country, we combine technical analysis and effective advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for a healthy, safe, and sustainable future.</p><p>What began as a collaboration between students and faculty members at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1969 is now an alliance of more than 400,000 citizens and scientists.
ICEM is an independent public interest centre that helps governments, private sector and communities define and implement policies for ecologically sustainable development. ICEM works through partnerships drawing strength from collaboration with governments, NGOs and technical institutions. ICEM acts as a catalyst and facilitator in promoting collaboration around shared goals and projects.
The Asia Pacific region is likely to experience significant impacts from climate change, affecting infrastructure planning, energy supply, food security, water supply, sanitation, ecological sustainability, and community resilience. ICEM is established as an international leader in climate change impact assessment, adaptation and mitigation planning.
The Ontario Climate Consortium (OCC or Consortium) represents a distributed collective of scientists, researchers and practitioners from across Ontario with a focus on addressing climate change issues pertinent to Ontario and beyond.