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Climate Adaptation Policy Analyst – Washington, D.C.

Organization: Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP)

Position Title: Climate Adaptation Policy Analyst

Location: Washington, D. C.

Hours & Compensation: Temporary, full-time.

Position Dates: Available immediately.

Application Deadline: Until filled.

Posted On: February 13, 2013

Organization Overview:

Since 1985, the Center for Clean Air Policy has developed climate and air quality policy solutions in the U.S. and around the world that are cost-effective while addressing the needs of key stakeholders. Through our multi-stakeholder policy dialogues, CCAP has helped generate an improved understanding of how to use federal and state laws and regulations to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. CCAP has been a thought leader on urban adaptation planning, smart growth and transportation planning, as demonstrated through Growing Wealthier, Smart Growth, Climate Change and Prosperity, and recent blog entries at:


The Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP), a renowned leader for more than two decades in the global climate change policy arena, is seeking applications for a Climate Adaptation Policy Analyst. This temporary position is located in CCAP’s Washington, DC offices.


The Policy Analyst will assist CCAP’s Adaptation Program Director with the Weathering Climate Risks program to advance community climate resilience. Assignments will include:

  • Research (adaptation, hazard mitigation, adaptation / climate mitigation synergies, best practices, visualizing resilience, measuring resilience, economics of resilience)
  • Policy analysis and writing
  • Preparing for workshops in pursuit of establishing public-private climate adaptation collaboration in specific US cities.
  • Developing presentations and engaging stakeholders (email, phone, conferences)
  • General outreach through website, blogs, and social media (Linked-In, Twitter, Climate Access)


  • Graduate degree in Planning, Economics, Business Administration, Environmental Science, Public Policy, or a related field.
  • Excellent research, writing, and communication skills.
  • Prior experience on climate adaptation or risk management preferred.
  • Available to travel periodically.
  • Proven ability to excel in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Spanish skills may be a plus.

How to Apply: Applications including a cover letter describing your qualifications, resume and writing sample should be sent to: Please also reference where you learned of the position. To expedite the internal sorting and reviewing process, please type “Adaptation” and your name (Last, First) as the only contents in the subject line of your e-mail.

Contact Information:

Center for Clean Air Policy,

750 First St., NE, Suite 940, Washington, DC, 20002

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