The Center for Climate Strategies (CCS) helps governments and their stakeholders improve economic, energy and environmental security by fostering consensus-based actions through collaboration and advanced technical assistance. Since 2004 CCS has partnered with over 40 U.S. states and territories (as well as Mexican states and Chinese provinces), dozens of government officials, and over 2,000 stakeholders through high level, high visibility projects to address complex and difficult issues related to climate change. CCS is a public purpose, nonpartisan, non profit partnership organization funded by private foundations, donors and governments at the program and project levels. It is headquartered in Washington, DC with over 40 national and field experts across the U.S, Canada and Mexico. Team members have extensive qualifications in environmental science, public policy, economics, management, business, law, education, communications, and finance. Many have experience as public officials, high-level policy advisors, and academic, nonprofit, community, and business leaders.
Areas of focus
Founder gender: All male
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2018): Tom Peterson
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2017): Tom Peterson
Leader gender: Male