Promising Start-Ups: Local Climate Change

The longer we wait, the harder the problem will be to solve. -John Kerry
The longer we wait, the harder the problem will be to solve. -John Kerry

Start-ups can hold the potential to offer innovative or new solutions to existing problems in a field. Therefore, we asked our experts to recommend start-up nonprofits working in their cause. We were interested in organizations that have already had an impact or that have high potential to have an impact in the future. Often, these organizations are just a few years old. How did we get these recommendations?

Year Founded Nonprofit Name Mission
1 2009 Climate Bay Area
By facilitating partnerships and focusing resources on the most important barriers and opportunities, CBA will help the Bay Area climate movement to move forward at the speed and scale required
2 2007 ClimatePlan
ClimatePlan's mission is to advance policies and programs to address the relationship between land use policy and climate change and to leverage the resources and partnerships necessary to realize more sustainable and equitable development throughout California.
3 2009 Bay Area Climate Collaborative
Through the vision of the region's government, business and non-profit leaders the Bay Area Climate Collaborative is creating common direction and accelerating the clean energy economy and response to climate change.

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