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, firstname.lastname@example.org
The project coordinator will be responsible for coordinating day-to-day activities for the Climate Change Adaptation project under a US CDC cooperative agreement. He/she will be responsible for working with the Chief of Air Toxics in the Environmental Toxicology Program in the Bureau of Environmental Health, and others to implement all aspects of the CDC climate change adaptation project. This will include coordination and implementation of CDC’s Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) framework to evaluate climate change health impacts of greatest concern in Massachusetts that can be integrated into adaptation plans by local health departments in the Commonwealth. Learn more/apply.
Term: 8 months, with possibility of extension depending on performance and funding availability; Experience level: At least 5 years of experience in climate change focusing on REDD+ and sustainable forest management; Special requirement: In-depth knowledge of REDD+ frameworks, programs, policies, and standard. Learn more.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Manager for Forest & Climate Change. Under the supervision of the Director, the Knowledge Sharing & Learning (KS&L) Manager is responsible for developing and implementing the Forest and Climate Programme’s (FCP) KS&L strategy and work plans, ensuring that these align with and support the FCP’s overarching strategy and learning framework in ways that influence REDD+ policy, finance and implementation. Learn more.
The City of Cambridge is seeking candidates to fill three vacancies on the Climate Protection Action Committee (CPAC), the advisory committee to the City Manager on climate change planning and implementation.
The committee, which consists of residents and representatives of the universities, the business community, and community organizations, advises the City on climate change policy and implementation.
Cambridge has been working on climate change action since 1999. A Climate Protection Plan was adopted in 2002 by the City Council with an initial target year of 2010 for greenhouse gas emission reductions. The committee is currently working on implementing new goals and objectives, identifying effective strategies, policies, and programs; and developing metrics. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and and preparing for climate change will require concerted action by the entire community, and the committee is an important element of the effort to help residents, businesses, institutions, and organizations incorporate energy efficiency, renewable energy, and other measures into their homes and work places as well as to prepare for climate change impacts.
The committee generally meets on the second Thursday of the month, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, at City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway. Any Cambridge resident or representative of a business, institution, or organization based in Cambridge who would like to work to address climate change is welcome to apply.
To apply, send a letter before October 22, 2013 describing your interest and your background to email@example.com or to John Bolduc, Community Development Department, 344 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139.