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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Help Us Improve the Climate and Equity Grant Application Process

CIRCA recently closed the application window for the pilot round of the Climate & Equity Grant Program. If you applied for a Climate & Equity Grant OR if you considered applying for a Climate & Equity Grant and ultimately decided not to, please take this brief anonymous survey to share your impressions of the grant […]

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