Consulting in the Public Interest
CIPI Associates (this site):
Expert Consulting Services for Not-for-Profit Institutions, University Research Groups, Governments, Attorneys, Community Groups, and Green Companies
To become a CIPI-associated scientist you must first work with one of us on a project. Let us know if you would be interested in any of our projects, or propose your own. We are also interested in teaming with other groups of scientists on interesting projects when our expertise is complimentary, as well as learning of potential experts.
CIPI associates have no formal connection to each other, beyond working together on interesting projects from time to time.
...The Institute for Resource and Security Studies (IRSS) is an independent, non-profit corporation. It was founded in 1984 to conduct technical and policy analysis and public education, with the objective of promoting international security and sustainable use of natural resources.
...IRSS projects always reflect a concern for practical solutions to resource, environment and security problems. Projects include detailed technical studies, participation in public education and debate, and field programs that promote the constructive management of conflict.
Using state-of-the-art methods, Tellus analyzes evolving problems and evaluates options for technological and institutional change. The Institute develops and disseminates decision-support tools to strengthen capacity to develop effective resource and environmental strategies.
IEER provides activists, policy-makers, journalists, and the public with understandable and accurate scientific and technical information on energy and environmental issues. Our aim is to bring scientific excellence to public policy issues in order to promote the democratization of science and a safer, healthier environment.
...providing technical expertise in, environmental policy and regulations, environmental risk assessment, environmental health issues, water quality protection, wetlands protection and management, shellfish protection and management.
...offering leadership training through seminars and workshops, facilitating an organizational culture of environmental stewardship, supporting environmental policy implementation, and building environmental partnerships and coalitions.
...promoting collaborative problem solving through group facilitation and two party mediation.
...Ecological Consultants for the Public Interest (ECPI) is a national, non-profit, foundation-supported consulting firm formed to provide citizens with professional services to help them understand, address and remediate environmental problems.
...EPCI does not have these experts "on staff," but has developed an expanding network of professionals in myriad fields from across the country who are willing to be part of a campaign strategy on a "at time of need" basis.
...The IFEU - Institute for Energy and Environmental Research was founded in Germany more than 25 years ago. Since then IFEU has established itself as an independent centre of excellence for environmental research.
...Its expertise covers areas like environmental implications of transport, energy supply and renewable energy sources, life cycle assessment, air pollution control, sustainable development, environmental impact assessment, and environmental management.
...IFEU is organised as a private limited, non-profit company. The owners are long time staff members exclusively. There are about 35 scientists working in the institute, most of them being natural scientists, several engineers, some have degrees in economy or social science.
Helmut Hirsch, Ph.D, Scientific Consultant
Tilsiter Str. 41, D-30657 Hannover, Germany
Click here for an article by Dr. Hirsch on nuclear waste storage
E-Mail: Helmut Hirsch
Association for Science in the Public Interest
“Science Serving the Public Good.”
The Association for Science in the Public Interest (ASIPI) is a professional society dedicated to fostering the participation of scientists in public processes, the conduct of community research and the promotion of scientific work that supports the public good
...SEHN advocates the wise application of science to protecting the environment and public health.
...Founded in 1994, SEHN serves as both network and think tank for the environmental movement, helping environmental organizations use science in their work, guiding scientists to public interest research and public service, informing public policy with science grounded in ethics and logic.
This page was last updated on 07/02/05.