Agir pour l’Environnement or Acting for the Environment, is a non-profit organization for environmental protection with the aim of putting pressure on political and economic decision-makers. They do this by carrying out citizen mobilization campaigns which brings together a network consisting of associations and citizens as broad as possible. More than 230,000 people are part of the Agir pour l’Environnement Facebook community, and each year, , around 300,000 campaign documents of major environmental issues are distributed to raise public awareness. Their major campaigns involve issues on biodiversity, energy/climate, plastics, agriculture.
Alternatiba, village of Alternatives, is a citizen movement dedicated to climate and social justice in order for society to mobilize and face the challenges of climate change. Numerous Alternatiba events have been organised in over sixty different French and European cities. These events provide a space where hundreds of alternatives are presented in a festival-like manner in order to raise people’s awareness and to stimulate behaviour change. Following the 1st Alternatiba, in Bayonne in October 2013, it brought together more than 12,000 people, and a movement for the creation of 10, 100, 1000 Alternatiba was launched. There are a vast number of artistic and educational activities and it overall allows people to come and discover concrete solutions to the climate challenge, in a festive and artistic atmosphere.
Clim’actions Bretagne Sud is an independent association that acts as a citizen laboratory of ideas and projects that anticipate and act in the face of climate change. Its goal is to mobilize, as broadly as possible, social, economic and political actors to initiate actions to mitigate and adapt to the present consequences of climate change. They mainly organize monthly public meetings to share knowledge, promote climate-fighting initiatives, implement innovative projects, and organize annual events (zero pesticides, festive climate, etc.).