CFR’s Blavatnik and Robina Franklin Williams internships give selected interns the opportunity to receive training in the area of foreign policy; as well as skills training in areas such as writing, research, and program planning.
The intern will enhance their skills in research, writing, and editing. They will build on their ability to collaborate as part of a team, and communicate effectively.
CFR internships are paid, require a 14 - 18 hour commitment, and are filled on a rolling basis.
The Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) seeks a Postdoctoral Researcher to join our growing climate risk group for an initial two-year position. This role will produce research that directly informs policymakers and decision makers. WHRC empowers people and organizations to address climate risk in all areas of human endeavor for the public good.
WRI intends to award a fixed price type contract to a locally based consultant/partner in Kigali, Rwanda for developing a urban water resilience action plan with the city of Kigali in close partnership with WRI's Africa team. In this consultancy, you will be the primary liaison between the city/regional stakeholders and WRI's Cities/Water Programs.
The incumbent will support the Programme Manager and Programme Officer(s), Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA), in tasks related to the implementation of several global-scale climate change adaptation projects. He or she will provide assistance in reviewing technical documents, communications, and donor deliverables; and in ensuring the timely coordination of activities and reports among IUCN and partner offices.
The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) were established in 2008 to provide scaled-up climate financing to developing countries to initiate transformational change towards low-carbon, climate-resilient development. Since 2008, the CIF have built a portfolio of over 300 investments in 72 developing and middle-income countries to scale up renewable energy and clean technologies, mainstream climate resilience in development plans and action, and support the sustainable management of forests. The CIF comprises of two funds, the Clean Technology Fund and the Strategic Climate Fund.
The U.S. Global Change Research Program’s (USGCRP) National Coordination Office (NCO) seeks to hire a Climate and Health Specialist, with environmental, public health, or public policy expertise, and relevant experience in public health or environmental health. The position primarily supports the federal interagency climate change and human health working group (CCHHG), as well as other federal interagency groups and initiatives.
The Forum Webinar Series is seeking proposals on drought, fire and extreme heat for a webinar series to take place early Fall 2020. For more details please download the full Call for Proposals information sheet. Please submit your proposal via this Google Form. Submission deadline is extended to August 7, 2020.
Email info@NationalAdaptationForum.org with any questions.
The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium invites applications for the executive director position.
The coast is one of South Carolina’s most important areas economically, culturally, and environmentally. The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium is seeking an executive director to provide leadership and to facilitate solutions for the long-term sustainability of South Carolina’s coastal resources.
The U.S. Global Change Research Program is pleased to announce that the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) development process is officially underway. A newly released Federal Register Notice seeks public comment on the NCA5 Draft Prospectus, which describes the proposed overarching themes and framework for the report.
Conservation Science Partners (CSP) seeks a Postdoctoral Scientist who will co-lead a diverse working group to synthesize the science around transformational ecological impacts from novel manifestations of drought under a changing climate, and connect the synthesis to resource management decisions. This working group will stem from the project “A co-produced science synthesis for transformational drought” funded by the U.S. Department of Interior’s National Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC), in partnership with each of the eight Regional CASCs.
The Climate Impacts Group (CIG) at the University of Washington is hiring an entry-level research scientist to bring a social science or policy lens to our work co-producing climate adaptation science. We are seeking a candidate with a social science or policy background and project management experience.
The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research is hiring a Program Manager for the Integrated Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Program (ICARP). This is an exciting opportunity to help lead OPR’s diverse portfolio of climate adaptation and resilience work, including serving as lead staff to the ICARP Technical Advisory Council. This position will have the opportunity to work with diverse stakeholders across California to accelerate implementation of climate adaptation solutions.
The National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Network is interested in hearing from climate change adaptation and conservation practitioners on how the current COVID-19 pandemic has affected your work, what we can learn from it, and what opportunities exist for the future. We are inviting you to respond to a short survey.
The results of this survey will be shared during a virtual roundtable discussion in mid-July, which you are invited to attend. More information on the roundtable will be provided soon.
The Climate Resilience Fund (CRF) is accepting proposals for the 2020 Coordination and Collaboration in the Resilience Ecosystem (CCRE) competitive grants program. The overall focus for this grant competition is on coordination and collaboration among organizations that provide or deliver climate adaptation and resilience services and resources.
The Society for Conservation Biology is pleased to solicit applications for the David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship Program. These two year postdoctoral fellowships provide support for outstanding early-career scientists who want to better link conservation science and theory with policy and management, improving and expanding their research skills while directing their efforts towards conservation problems of pressing concern for the United States.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting nominations from a diverse range of qualified candidates to be considered to fill vacancies on the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC or Council). The 15-member Council was established by the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) to provide independent advice, consultation, and recommendations to the EPA Administrator on matters relating to the activities, functions, policies, and regulations required by the SDWA.
Established in 2008, the $8.3 billion Climate Investment Funds (CIF) is providing 72 developing and middle-income countries with urgently needed resources to manage the challenges of climate change and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. CIF concessional financing offers flexibility to test new business models and approaches, build track records in unproven markets, and boost investor confidence to unlock additional finance from other sources, particularly the private sector and the multilateral development banks that implement CIF funding.