climate change

CIRCA Hiring Environmental Justice Community Coordinator

APPLY HERE Search #: 495563 Work type: Full-time Location: Avery Point Campus Categories: Research JOB SUMMARY The University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for the position of Environmental Justice Community Coordinator (Research Assistant 2) at the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) to provide support for and contribute to the development of an environmental justice mapping tool, […]

New Career Opportunities at CT DEEP, Office of Climate Planning

There are two new career opportunities to join the Office of Climate Planning at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. The Office strives to equitably and affordably plan for Connecticut’s transition to a decarbonized economy and to enhance the climate resiliency of our natural and built environment. Both positions will take a leading […]

CIRCA Hiring Assistant Director of Research to Support CT Resilience Planning

APPLY HERE Search #: 495562 Work type: Full-time Location: Avery Point Campus Categories: Research JOB SUMMARY The University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Director of Research (Research Associate 1) in the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) to provide support for activities associated with the Resilient Connecticut project. CIRCA is a multi‐disciplinary center that coordinates […]

CIRCA’s Executive Director Interviewed on NBC 30 News

Gov. Signs Climate Change Bill to Protect Coastal Communities This story aired on NBC Connecticut  July 6, 2021.  The effects of climate change are already being felt in Connecticut. By the year 2050, experts say further impacts are unavoidable. “It is going to be warmer, the water is going to be higher, it is going […]

NBC CT feature on Sea level Rise

Sea Level Rise: How Well Is Connecticut Preparing? Len Besthoff and Meteorologist Kaitlyn McGrath interviewed Executive Director, James O’Donnell This story aired May 17, 2021. Scientists including Professor Jim O’Donnell at the UConn Avery Point campus in Groton have said sea level rise has been accelerating at a rate, where within 30 years, it could […]

June 2021 Research Webinar Series

REGISTER Throughout the month of June, hear about innovative Resilient Connecticut climate change research in this CIRCA “brown bag” webinar series. Focused on specific topics and condensed on time, enjoy one or all nine of these free webinars by clicking on the Register link above. Each event will be held for 30 minutes during the […]

CIRCA Hiring Physical Oceanography, Coastal Engineering Postdoctoral Research Associate to Support CT Resilience Planning

APPLY HERE The University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) to provide support for activities associated with the development of the Resilient Connecticut project. CIRCA is a multi‐disciplinary center that coordinates applied research and engagement programs to develop and […]

CIRCA Hiring Postdoctoral Research Associate to Support CT Resilience Planning

APPLY HERE – direct link to UConn job posting CIRCA is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to support the Resilient Connecticut project. CIRCA invites applications from recent graduates with a Ph.D. in Geography, or closely related field, to participate in the development of technology and quantitative techniques to identify and map critical infrastructure […]

New UConn Course – Climate Crisis: Take Action

A new free course on climate change, taught by faculty from across the university, is available to students for one credit and faculty and staff as non-credit. “Climate Crisis: Take Action” takes a transdisciplinary approach to the exploration of climate change and how we can collectively address this complex issue. The course begins March 1st […]

Connecticut Climate Fact Sheets Now Available

Planning for adaptation requires local information about expected changes in climate. Until recently, the spatial scale of climate projections did not allow for detailed regional analysis. With support from CT DEEP, CIRCA sponsored two recent state-level climate assessments to better inform local decision-making and are a new addition to the Institute’s climate planning tools. Don’t have time […]