2023 Inflation Reduction Act Climate-Ready Workforce for Coastal States and Territories Competition RFI

2023 Inflation Reduction Act Climate-Ready Workforce for Coastal States and Territories Competition NOAA-OAR-SG-2024-2007783 Notice of Request for Information December 20, 2023 Request for Information on Climate Ready Workforce From Office of Workforce Strategies Background   The Connecticut Office of Workforce Strategy (OWS) is developing a grant application to receive federal funding through the Inflation Reduction […]

Sustainable CT: Planning for Extreme Heat – How to Use CIRCA’s Climate Change Vulnerability Index Webinar

JULY 13, 2023 – 12:00 PM TO 1:00 PM REGISTER AND LEARN MORE The Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) developed the Climate Change Vulnerability Index (CCVI) to represent a community’s vulnerabilities to two of the most pressing climate change-driven threats in Connecticut – flooding and extreme heat events. The CCVI aggregates three […]

CIRCA Hiring UConn Undergraduate Student Intern

Attention current UConn students! Paid Internship – Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation The Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA), located at the Avery Point campus of the University of Connecticut in Groton, CT is looking for a paid intern (Class IV – Advanced Level Position – 400UST) to work between 10-15 […]

Municipal Energy Resilience Webinar Series

REGISTER for June 7 REGISTER for June 14 Learn about municipal energy vulnerabilities, funding and incentive programs through the Inflation Reduction Act, CT state programs for microgrids and energy efficiency, solar and battery systems, fuel cells and more. Hosted by Kirt Mayland, Energy Legal Fellow, UConn CIRCA Join CIRCA in June for a two-part webinar […]

CIRCA Hiring for 3 Climate Research Jobs

Join CIRCA’s research team! Apply before March 12, 2023. More info and apply here: s.uconn.edu/circajobs 497242 Research Associate 1 – Physical Oceanography, Coastal Engineering The appointee will work in the research team supervised by the Assistant Director of Research, on projects that include the prediction of flooding in coastal areas, wave runup and coastal erosion, […]

Climate and Equity Grant Program Awarded Projects

CIRCA is pleased to announce the results of the first round of grants under the Climate & Equity Grant Program. CIRCA and CT DEEP partnered on this grant program in response to recommendation number one from the Governor’s Council on Climate Change Recommendations Report in January 2021, to provide funding to support community-based organizations aligned […]

CIRCA Receives Awards in 2022

2022 was an exciting year for several CIRCA projects.  Most recently, our Institute’s Norwalk heat study made the CT Mirror’s “BEST OF 2022” stories for the article, How heat affects health: An overlooked outcome of climate change.  Additionally, we were honored to receive two awards: Each year the Connecticut Chapter of the American Planning Association […]

UConn Attends COP 27 Meetings in Egypt: Reflections from Jim O’Donnell

Norway and Palau founded this “High Level Panel on the Sustainable Ocean Economy” in 2018.  It includes a group of heads of states and 15 countries. John Kerry introduced speakers and the moderator, Eliza Northrup, Secretariat to the Ocean Panel. Panel members in the photo include senior officials of the governments of member nations: Espen […]

CIRCA hiring Data Analyst/Programmer (Research Assistant 2)

APPLY HERE Search #: 497039 Work type: Full-time Location: Avery Point Campus Categories: Research JOB SUMMARY  The University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for the position of Data Analyst/ Programmer (Research Assistant 2) in the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) to provide support for activities associated with the Resilient Connecticut and Environmental Justice Screening Tool projects. CIRCA is a multi-disciplinary […]