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We believe in a safe climate and a better future, a just, prosperous, and equitable world built with the power of ordinary people.
596 Acres builds tools to help neighbors see vacant lots as opportunities and create needed green spaces that become focal points for community organizing and civic engagement in New York City.
GreenLatinos is a national non-profit organization that convenes a broad coalition of Latino leaders committed to addressing national, regional and local environmental, natural resources and conservation issues that significantly affect the health and welfare of the Latino community in the United States.
Idle No More
Idle No More calls on all people to join in a peaceful revolution, to honour Indigenous sovereignty, and to protect the land and water.
New York City Environmental Justice Alliance
Founded in 1991, the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance (NYC-EJA) is a non-profit, 501(c)3 city-wide membership network linking grassroots organizations from low-income neighborhoods and communities of color in their struggle for environmental justice. NYC-EJA empowers its member organizations to advocate for improved environmental conditions and against inequitable environmental burdens by the coordination of campaigns designed to inform City and State policies.
People's Climate Movement
The People’s Climate Movement is a project of dozens of organizations working together to solve the climate crisis.
We challenge big players at city, agency, and institutional scales to build Pollinator Pathways to connect existing green spaces across the globe. To do this, we arm our partners with a blueprint knowledge, timelines, guides, and ecological plans to create Pollinator Pathways that will last, supporting networks of native pollinators–one of the most profound agents of our Earth’s ecosystem.
Founded by legendary conservationist John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is now the nation's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization -- with more than two million members and supporters. Our successes range from protecting millions of acres of wilderness to helping pass the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act. More recently, we've made history by leading the charge to move away from the dirty fossil fuels that cause climate disruption and toward a clean energy economy.
Welcome to UPROSE! We are an intergenerational, multi-racial, nationally-recognized community organization that promotes sustainability and resiliency through community organizing, education, leadership development and cultural/artistic expression in Brooklyn, NY.
#climate gathers all the most impactful climate change actions from a curated list of organizations to make it easy for you to find the best actions and tell the world. We also give you the stats to gauge your own personal impact. Available on iOS and Android.
This app is built around a stunning, interactive 3-D model of Earth that shows graphics of sea-level changes and other detailed information like carbon dioxide levels. Available on iOS and Android.
EJSCREEN, which anyone can use through the EPA's website, pulls in the agency's pollution data and intersects it with census data, so users concretely see where groups and industries are being particularly destructive to the environment, and where people are being disproportionately exposed to pollution.
EPA Developer Central
EPA's Developer Central is a resource for developers who are interested in building applications using EPA data and Web services.
Search, browse or scan safe and healthy consumer product goods based on scientific ratings. Available for iOS and Android.
CDC Data Resources
From the Center for Disease Control. This Web site provides a reference list of nationally funded data systems that have a relationship to environmental public health. This list is not meant to be a comprehensive inventory. Rather, it highlights the major data systems with a national scope where public health and environmental data can be directly downloaded from the Internet.
NYC Environment & Health Data Portal
A tool for exploring environmental and health data from New York City.
Environmental Data Explorer
The Environmental Data Explorer is the authoritative source for data sets used by United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and its partners in the Global Environment Outlook (GEO) report and other integrated environment assessments. Its online database holds more than 500 different variables, as national, subregional, regional and global statistics or as geospatial data sets (maps), covering themes like Freshwater, Population, Forests, Emissions, Climate, Disasters, Health and GDP.
NYS Dept of Health Environmental Public Health Tracking Data
Includes New York State and national data on multiple factors that influence public health: Environmental (air, water, hazardous waste, radon, pesticides); Health (cancer, birth outcomes, asthma, and more); Exposures (measured concentrations of chemicals in people's bodies-e.g. blood lead levels); Demographics and Property (data that describe people – such as age, race and sex – and real property); Personal Choices (people's behavior or lifestyle choices).
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