climate change

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 Interview on NPR: How The Climate Crisis is Affecting Connecticut’s Future

After years of warning from scientists, the global climate crisis is impacting Americans across the country. This year, we’ve already seen unprecedented ice storms across Texas and one of the worst droughts in modern history in the west. But what kind of changes can we expect in Connecticut? Dr. Khalilah L. Brown-Dean from NPR’s Disrupted, […]

June 2021 Research Webinar Series

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 lunch […]

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 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 Hiring Postdoctoral Research Associate to Support CT Resilience Planning

APPLY HERE 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 and community lifelines across different spatial scales […]

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” is a course that takes a transdisciplinary approach to the exploration of climate change and how we can collectively address this complex issue. This […]

November 20th Resilient Connecticut Virtual Summit a Success!

Over 250 people registered for the second Resilient Connecticut Summit that drew a diverse audience from municipalities, state and federal agencies, COGs, consultants, academics and interested public. Remarks from U.S. Senator Chris Murphy highlighted the importance and urgency of enacting climate mitigation and adaptation strategies from municipal to national levels. Professor Barry Hill’s keynote presentation provided thought-provoking insights on […]

Resilient Connecticut Tools: Exploring CIRCA’s Latest Products

Resilient Connecticut Webinar Series Exploring CIRCA’s Latest Products May 26, 2020 10:00 – 11:00 am Webinar Overview Through the Resilient Connecticut project, CIRCA has been working on a number of new tools and datasets to bring you the latest information on climate impacts. This type of information is critical as municipal, regional, and state planners […]