The NOAA Office of Education has issued a competitive funding opportunity for projects that develop the collective environmental literacy necessary for communities to take actions that build resilience to extreme weather and climate change in ways that contribute to community health, social cohesion, and socio-economic equity.
This funding opportunity is soliciting two types of projects through separate competitive priorities.
A 12-WORKSHOP SERIES ON COMMUNITY-DRIVEN PLANNING FOR RACIAL AND CLIMATE JUSTICE
April 2021 - March 2022
Top-down decision-making and conventional city planning concentrates power in the hands of those who profit from exploitation and extraction. Community-Driven Planning flips that script by putting the planning process in the hands of grassroots organizations and resident leaders rooted in frontline communities.
California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. With an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students and 900 faculty, CSUEB is organized into four colleges. The University offers bachelor’s degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields, master’s degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program.
Climate Solutions is focused on accelerating a swift and equitable transition to 100% clean energy, working in three key areas- buildings, transportation, and electricity. The Clean Energy Program Manager is a new position responsible for leading Climate Solutions work in Oregon on an equitable clean energy transition. This role will have a primary focus in regulatory spaces like the Public Utility Commission to implement Oregon’s new laws transitioning to 100% clean electricity and increasing clean energy opportunities and climate-resilient communities.
The Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources at Colorado State University is accepting applications for a 12-month, in-residence Postdoctoral Fellow position.
The Just Solutions Collective is looking for a Community Engagement Coordinator to manage outreach and develop educational programs to engage and inform our partners, namely BIPOC-Frontline organizations that work on climate justice. This is a full-time, remote position with excellent benefits.
The UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health (FSPH) is undertaking a search for Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences (EHS) who will also serve as the director of the Southern California Education and Research Center (SCERC). The SCERC is partially funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The full-time equivalent faculty of the EHS Department are funded through FSPH and the UCLA Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH).
Greenbelt Alliance’s mission is to educate, advocate, and collaborate to ensure the Bay Area’s lands and communities are resilient to a changing climate. Central to our work is urgently accelerating the region’s resilience to wildfire. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to lead our growing land-use policy advocacy at the nexus of wildfire risk reduction and infill development in fire-prone Sonoma County. This role will drive equitable and resilient outcomes that can be replicated across the Bay Area.
It's always time to support young Black brilliance on climate
Imagine a climate movement that solves for multiple issues at once. That recognizes and supports the people side of the environmental and climate equations. That finds the interrelated points and acts on police brutality and incarceration, economic violence, healthy food access, and environmental racism along with healthy soil, water management, and conservation. With the leadership, the perspectives, and action of Black youth, this vision could become a reality.
Over 50% of Americans are concerned about the climate crisis, but the majority don’t know how to talk about it. Empower your climate action by joining the CLEO Speakers Network, an online certification program that builds individuals’ confidence in climate communication by breaking down the latest science, impacts, and actionable solutions. Talking about the climate crisis is one of the most important things we can all do.
Become a cross-agency resource - lead Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's (WDFW) direction related to climate change, climate resiliency, and climate planning. Represent WDFW in state, regional, and national forums for climate change and conservation collaboration. Support WDFW’s mission to conserve and protect native fish, wildlife, and the habitats on which they depend. Facilitate the development and implementation of a coordinated response to the future impacts of climate change. With that in mind, you will facilitate the development of management plans and guide actions wit
This position is in the Office of Air and Radiation, Office of Air Policy and Program Support, Program Support.
Announcing an EXCITING career opportunity in collaborative landscape conservation working in regional partnership to advance the vision and goals of the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS). SECAS is a regional partnership initiated by the states in the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies and joined by federal natural resources agencies and non-governmental organizations. The SECAS partnership’s shared vision is a connected network of lands and waters that supports thriving fish and wildlife populations and improved quality of life for people.
ClimateWorks Foundation is a global organization committed to our mission: to end the climate crisis by amplifying the power of philanthropy. Since our founding in 2008, we have awarded over $1 billion in grants to more than 500 organizations advancing climate solutions around the world.
This new Wildfire Research Scholar position will provide leadership on the analysis and publication of Pepperwood’s comprehensive pre- and post wildfire ecosystem monitoring data sets, which have captured the impact of two fires on our 3200-acres research reserve in the last five years. This position will also be affiliated with Dr. David Ackerly’s Lab at UC Berkeley’s Department of Integrative Biology.
You're invited to take this survey if you identify as a climate activist in the United States. This means that you spend time being involved in activities or organizations that support action on climate change. Help a Grad student researching diversity in the climate movement for their dissertation.
The purpose of this research is to understand the demographics of the climate movement, the extent of diversity in the climate movement, and challenges and strategies for equity and inclusion, particularly for people of color in the United States.
Survey closes 10 September.
Are you passionate about protecting communities from pollution? Do you want to be part of growing efforts to address climate change, safeguard health, and hold corporations and governments accountable? If you’re eager to engage the public and decision makers on these issues, then this position may be right for you.
At Patagonia, we appreciate that all life on earth is under threat of extinction. We aim to use the resources we have—our business, our investments, our voice and our imaginations—to do something about it.
The Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory (NREL) is a research and teaching unit at Colorado State University with a mission “to ensure the sustainability of the Earth’s ecosystems through the generation and application of new knowledge.” The department’s interdisciplinary, ecosystem research promotes collaborations among disciplines and across fields of expertise at CSU and throughout the world. As a soft-money research unit, this role is critical to ensure adequate funding to sustain its vital role in the research community both locally and across the globe.
The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), based in Butte, Montana, works with local and state partners to strengthen community resilience in the face of stresses and shocks, especially related to climate change disruptions. This position will work with NCAT, Silver Bow County, EcoAdapt and other project partners to organize and coordinate a series of climate adaptation workshops for the county and develop a community climate resilience plan.