About the Network
What is the Network?
The RAPID Climate Action Network is a network of dedicated climate professionals, organizations, and local government leaders who want to see greater climate impact, faster. The Network activities are designed to catalyze multi-sector and multi-jurisdiction climate efforts to create a shift from the siloed and incremental longer-term climate solutions to a “no excuses” approach with a prioritized set of the most effective, near-term actions.
Why do we need the RAPID Climate Action Network?
The number of climate organizations and activities is substantial, especially in California. However, research and experience indicate that there is limited cross-pollination and large gaps between thinking and action among the diverse entities involved in climate initiatives. The RAPID Climate Action Network provides a backbone organization to better align collective resources and activities within region; leading to a clarification of priorities, greater effectiveness of efforts, and better communication of benefits within the broader community.
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Who is in the Network?
We are a group of dedicated climate and resilience professionals dedicated to working together to identify immediate solutions to catalyze long-term action and impacts.
Mindy Craig is the founder of the RAPID Climate Action Network and BluePoint Planning. BluePoint works with local, state and federal governments to implement meaningful climate action for resilience, adaptation and mitigation. We are strategic partners with our clients and other consultants, bringing the best practices and thinking to the challenges related to climate.
We are program catalysts who foster intelligent and perceptive solutions to complex economic, environmental, and infrastructure challenges through strategic communication, collaboration, and solution-oriented advocacy.
ReScape California is a non-profit organization that educates about and advocates for a whole-systems approach to landscaping that works in harmony with the natural world and addresses the changing environment. ReScape’s landscaping practices are based on 8 regenerative principles, which foster soil health, sequester carbon, conserve water and protect habitat and valuable resources while reducing waste and preventing pollution in our communities and watersheds.
The Bay Area Regional Energy Network is a collaboration of the nine counties that make up the San Francisco Bay Area. BayREN provides regional-scale energy efficiency programs, services, and resources. BayREN is funded by utility ratepayer funds through the California Public Utilities Commission, as well as other sources, drawing on the expertise, knowledge, and proven track record of Bay Area local governments.