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Global Climate Change Specialist, US Dept of Agriculture (Washington, D.C.)

The individual selected for this position will be administratively assigned to the Rural Development and Natural Resources Branch (RDNR) of the Development Resources and Disaster Assistance Division (DRDA), Office of Capacity Building and Development (OCBD), Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (FAS/OCBD/DRDA/RDNR) but will be located in and work directly with the U.S. Agency for International Development/Economic Growth, Education and Environment Bureau (E3), Global Climate Change Office. Learn more. 

Communications Outreach Specialist, Green Climate Fund (South Korea)

The Green Climate Fund is a new multilateral fund that was created under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The Funds purpose is to make a significant and an ambitious contribution to the global efforts of limiting the warming to 2 degrees Celsius by providing support to developing countries to help them limit or reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and to adapt to the impacts of climate change. The Communications Outreach Specialist will be based at the Funds headquarters in Songdo, Incheon City (South Korea). Learn more.

Climate Change Advisor, US Forest Service (Zambia)

DEADLINE: Feb. 17, 2014

The U.S. Forest Service, International Programs (USFS/IP) and Management and Engineering Technologies International, Inc. (METI), in support of the Climate Fellows Program with the US Department of State’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, are seeking a full-time Climate Change Advisor to work with Zambia’s (GRZ) Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA). For more information, contact: laurenchittyfs@gmail.com. The successful applicant will be hired on a contract through Management and
Engineering Technologies International, Inc.

Short-term Consultancies, World Agroforestry Center (Multiple locations)

The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is an independent research institution, which generates science- based knowledge about the complex role trees play in agricultural landscapes and rural livelihoods. Main purpose of the positions are to establish the definitive database on the impact of field-level agricultural practices on food production, adaptive capacity, and climate change mitigation (i.e., climate-smart agriculture). The Consultant team containing approximately six members will work together to find, compile and analyze research on climate-smart agriculture. This will require literature search, evaluation, and data extraction and will yield both a terrain map of the available information and a database of evidence. Submit a cover letter that describes your experience and career goals, CV or resume and contact details for three referees to Todd Rosenstock, t.rosenstock@cgiar.org. For more information, click here.

Various positions, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (Multiple locations)

C40 supports the world’s megacities in achieving meaningful reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and climate risk. Through C40, the governments of 63 world cities share knowledge and work together on local efforts that achieve global impact. The jobs are in: Communications, Governance & Global Partnerships, and Operations. View the job descriptions here.

Environmental Analyst Intern

NESCAUM is seeking an extremely bright and motivated intern to support two of our current projects: the Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV) Initiative and the Climate Change Science Clearing House. NESCAUM is a nonprofit association of the state environmental agencies in the six New England states, New York and New Jersey. The Association provides technical and policy assistance to its members on air pollution, climate, and energy issues of regional concern.

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Project Officer, CDP Nordic

DEADLINE: Jan. 31, 2014

CDP Europe is seeking a highly motivated self-starter to implement the Nordicstrategy of one of the world’s leading NGOs on climate change and natural capital.The role of project officer, CDP Nordic, is responsible for growing CDP’s influence and effectiveness in the Nordic region by supporting the tasks of the Nordic operations.
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Multiple Positions, US State Dept of Global Change

The U.S. State Department’s Office of Global Change (OES/EGC) seeks candidates for positions as Senior Climate Change Negotiator; Junior Climate Change Negotiator; Senior Climate Finance Negotiator and Special Assistant to the Office Director.  We are especially interested in candidates who have prior experience in fields related to climate change.  Contact: Kenneth Longmyer for more information at: LongmyerK@state.gov.

Social Media and Marketing Intern, ClimateStore (Boston, MA)

Interested in doing something about Climate Change? We are! We’re the ClimateStore and we believe Climate Change is the most pressing issue of our time.

We’re a for profit start-up with an environmental mission: to provide high quality products to people interested in mitigating human caused Climate Change through personal action. We get the link between fossil fuel energy use, GHG emissions, Climate Change and the urgent need to move to a clean, energy efficient, economy. We believe this is our stewardship moment.

Our mission is to make it fun and easy for people to reduce their carbon footprint. At the ClimateStore you can learn about the causes of Climate Change, keep informed about its impact, and find great ideas and products to reduce your energy use from fossil fuels.

We’re looking for talented people who share our passion for the natural world, think broadly about sustainable living and believe there is still time to act. We currently have an opening for a Social Media and Marketing Intern with experience with low carbon footprint/energy saving products to support the growth of our core product line.

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Climate Change Specialist, Winrock Int’l (Guinea)

The climate change specialist will serve on a three-person core baseline study team to conduct a thorough baseline study for the climate change integration component focused on academic institutions. The assignment will be approximately 32 days, beginning last week of January with home base preparation, then field visits during February, final week at home base preparing baseline study and recommendations. For more information, and to apply, applicants should submit a current resume and cover letter referencing Climate Change Specialist/Academic Institutions to Johnnie Frueauff, Program Associate, jfrueauff@winrock.org

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