The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is searching for a Project Manager to lead exciting and challenging projects as part of the Resilient Communities Strategy within TNC California’s Climate Program. With a focus on wildlife crossings and sprawl, the Resilient Communities Strategy team works throughout California to protect important habitats, restore connectivity, and to reduce climate risks to both human and ecological communities.
The Climate and Energy Program Director is responsible for developing and implementing strategies that will achieve the goals and visions of WildEarth Guardians’ Climate and Energy Program, namely of achieving a just, equitable, and speedy transition from fossil fuels in the American West and beyond. To this end, the Director works to identify opportunities to meaningfully advance a fossil fuel-free future using bold tactics, and adapts as necessary to ensure durable progress.
Program Dates: January – July 2024
Open to: Local and regional governments in Texas and Oklahoma
Come join a dynamic department helping BC organizations tackle real-world problems through evidence-based decisions. Be a part of the movement to prepare communities to tackle the growing risk of wildfire. Under the supervision of the Lead Researcher and geographic information systems (GIS) specialists at Selkirk Innovates, the intern will conduct GIS-based research and development to support the City of Nelson in its wildfire risk mitigation initiatives. This includes:
Award Ceiling: $5,000,000
Drought Resiliency can be defined as the capacity of a community to cope with and respond to drought. Under this element of the program, Reclamation will provide funding for projects that will help communities prepare for and respond to drought. Typically, these types of projects are referred to as "mitigation actions" in a drought contingency plan.
Reclamation will fund projects that will build resiliency to drought by:
As climate change introduces new risks to all sectors at all scales, societal stability faces emergent threats. Extreme weather threatens to impact local areas at such intensity, with such frequency, that the response and recovery mechanisms we take for granted may no longer function as expected.
North Carolina has a complex climate due to its three distinct regions: the mountains, the piedmont, and the coastal plain. Climate affects many aspects of our daily lives – agriculture, environment, transportation, tourism, and natural disasters. North Carolina is especially prone to the impacts of a warming climate, including sea level rise, extreme precipitation, and hotter temperatures. The State Climate Office of North Carolina was established in 1976, originally at UNC-Chapel Hill, and moved to NC State University in 1980.
The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation is requesting proposals for consultant services for a communications specialist for the Partnership for Sustainably Managed Fisheries project in Central and South America.
This is an exciting opportunity to serve in a new role to support institutions leading higher education climate action. The Climate Programs Manager with a focus on member engagement works to directly support Second Nature’s Climate Leadership Network (CLN) and University Climate Change Coalition (UC3). This individual will serve as a node of connection that drives member action, connection, and retention through engagement. This role will grow and maintain relationships through direct contact, small group facilitation, and network connection.
Heartland Fund is seeking a Senior Advisor for Climate and Energy to support the new Resource Rural program.
The MCSFP Specialist is responsible for the management of the Michigan Climate Smart Farm Project (MCSFP). The Specialist will be responsible for managing the overall project team, including two Climate Smart Farm Technicians, project partners and committees and delivering program goals. The MCSFP is a new 5-year program funded through the nationally competitive USDA Partnership for Climate Smart Commodities.
Earthjustice is hiring a Staff Scientist for the Toxic Exposure and Health Program, working hybrid in New York, NY or Washington, D.C.
The California Chapter is TNC’s largest state program and one of the largest, most dynamic conservation organizations in the country. With approximately 275 employees, from financial analysts and fundraisers to ecologists and economists, we are currently invested in 14 strategies to address the biggest challenges facing California and the world, including numerous community-based projects designed to increase the pace, scale, and effectiveness of conservation.
Desired Start Date: January 15, 2024
Mission: Woodwell Climate Research Center (Woodwell) conducts science for solutions at the nexus of climate, people, and nature. We partner with leaders and communities for just meaningful impact to address the climate crisis.
Pollination is a specialist climate change investment and advisory firm, accelerating the transition to a net zero, nature positive future. Our people are the key to unlocking change. Brought together from across industries, we are global leaders in finance, investment, technology, business, law and policy. We combine our diverse expertise to connect dots and see around corners where others can’t. With strong relationships at the highest levels of government and the private sector, we shift barriers and catalyse transformative partnerships.
CalCAN is hiring an Associate Policy Director to join our team. In this role, you will develop, advocate for, and evaluate policies and programs that advance agricultural solutions to climate change. You will collaborate with a network of innovative farmers and ranchers, scientists, technical assistance providers, and advocates to make positive change to our food system.
Mentor: The mentor for this opportunity is Lindsey Thurman (firstname.lastname@example.org). If you have questions about the nature of the research please contact the mentor.
A research opportunity is currently available with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) at the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) located in Corvallis, OR.
Two organizations within the Resilience Service Network (a colloborative network between the AmeriCorps programs) Conserving Carolina (Project Conserve) and Conservation Trust for NC (Resilience Corps NC) are hiring various positions to fill in service to community needs addressing climate issues across North Carolina to serve in the NC Climate Action Corps.
Are you a passionate social change activist with a deep ecology vision, an international perspective and a keen critical sensibility oriented towards climate justice and social transformation? Are you a creative thinker and talented communicator? Are you a believer in using creative policy and mobilizing solutions to achieve large scale system change? Are you comfortable in policy debates and social movement spaces? Are you able to engage confidently with policy makers and corporate executives, while representing a bold progressive agenda?