The Pew Center on Global Climate Change is supported by the Pew Charitable Trusts, which is ultimately based on the family fortunes of the descendants of the founder of the Sun Oil Co. The Pew climate program is a centrist, non-profit advocacy organization "working to create a policy environment that leads to the adoption of mandatory federal limits on emissions that contribute to global warming." Pew works intensely with Fortune 500 companies.
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This research component of NOAA conducts all kinds of basic monitoring programs to compile long-term series of measurements and observations of the conditions that may be involved in climate change. The CMDL has now been merged into the Global Monitoring Division of the Earth System Research Laboratory.Topics on the Beat:Visibility:Region:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT has several entities involved in climate research. The Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change is a cross-cutting program that melds work from MIT's Center for Global Change Science and the MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research.Topics on the Beat:Visibility:Region: