• Downtown Mystic Resiliency & Sustainability Plan
    Downtown Mystic Resiliency & Sustainability Plan Downtown Mystic is one of the quintessential historical and cultural resources of New England. Unfortunately, much of the Downtown Mystic area is low-lying and prone to flooding. The risk of flooding is likely to increase in the future due to impacts from the changing climate, including sea level rise. […]
    Posted on January 24, 2024
  • CIRCA Mentioned in UConn Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s 2023 Year End Review
      Dear Colleague: I’m delighted to share with you our year in review, UConn Research 2023. You, our OVPR professionals, are behind each of the stories highlighted here. Each one of you, whether you work in preaward or postaward, compliance or animal care, communications, research development, technology commercialization, or any other area of our operations, […]
    Posted on December 21, 2023
  • Resilient Connecticut Summit December 1, 2023
    Save the Date   2023 CIRCA Summit: A Climate Resilience Roadmap for Connecticut Resilient Connecticut Summit Friday, December 1, 2023 UConn School of Law Starr Reading Room 55 Elizabeth St, Hartford, CT 06105 Details and agenda to follow Join the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation for a one day conference at UConn School […]
    Posted on August 16, 2023
  • CIRCA Hiring Postdoctoral Research Associate – Climatologist
    APPLY HERE Search #: 495935 Work type: Full-time Location: Avery Point Campus Categories: Postdoctoral Research Associates JOB SUMMARY The University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) 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 […]
    Posted on June 12, 2023
  • NEW Conservation Commission Fact Sheet
    Connecticut town commissions and boards can play a pivotal role in building climate change resilience into local decision making. Conservation Commissions have the authority to advise land use boards and can play a role in increasing climate resiliency by advocating for nature-based solutions for problems like flooding, excessive heat, erosion, shoreline stabilization or poor water […]
    Posted on May 30, 2023
  • 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 […]
    Posted on May 24, 2023
  • Municipal Energy Resilience Webinar Series
    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 series on Municipal Energy Resilience. How can towns […]
    Posted on May 1, 2023
  • CIRCA Hiring for 3 Climate Research Jobs
    Join CIRCA’s research team! Apply before March 26, 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, […]
    Posted on February 14, 2023
  • 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 […]
    Posted on January 6, 2023