May 16, 2006

Full-Time Analyst/Engineer Opening at EPA Clean Energy Program

Posted in internships and jobs at 2:23 pm by cuenv-main

For all of you seniors still scrambling to get a job–how does $36,671 – $100,554 sound?

Program Analyst/Engineer

EPA’s Clean Energy-Environment State Partnership Program seeks an energetic person to help provide technical assistance to states pursuing clean energy efforts, including programs to support energy efficiency, renewable energy and clean distributed generation. He or she would be responsible for a range of analytic efforts to support this program that works with state energy, environmental and utility regulatory officials across the country. The ideal candidate will have a strong analytical background, combined with excellent writing skills, and experience working on clean energy policies, ideally at the state and/or local level. Duties would include: researching, analyzing and documenting state clean energy best practices; helping assess co-benefits associated with a range of policies and programs; assisting senior staff in preparing presentations and guidance documents for the states; managing grant solicitations and contracts; and, assisting with outreach efforts.

For more information about the EPA Clean Energy-Environment State Partnership Program, visit the EPA site.

Send a resume and cover letter to Julie Rosenberg at rosenberg.julie@epa.gov if you're interested.

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Eduardo Galeano and Arundhati Roy at the Town Hall

Posted in other groups and events, people and interviews at 1:46 pm by cuenv-main

The Lannan Foundation and the Center for Economic Research and Social Change are cosponsoring a joint appearance by renowned Lannan Prize-winning author-activists Eduardo Galeano and Arundhati Roy at the Town Hall (at 123 West 43rd St) at 7 PM on Sunday 5/21. Tickets are $15 and are on sale at the Town Hall Box Office and on Ticketmaster.

Sorry, did I say Arundhati Roy is going to be there? 'Cause, Arundhati Roy is going to be there.

May 4, 2006

“Are You Green?”: Green Drinks at The Park

Posted in other groups and events at 7:42 am by Aditi Sriram

I realize this is during finals, but if you need to unwind next week with some intelligent, talented and motivated people…

WHAT: Every month people who work in the environmental field meet up for a beer at informal sessions known as Green Drinks – it’s a chance to mix with other like-minded folks, to network, share info and make friends.
WHEN: Tuesday, 5/9; 6PM – 11PM
WHERE: A different place each month. Join us this month at “The Park” (in the PENTHOUSE – upstairs with an outside deck):
118 Tenth Avenue at 18th Street, West Side, New York City
Telephone: 212-352-3313.
$5 suggested donation.
Happy hour drinks until 10 pm.
Come inside and walk to the back stairs, we will be upstairs – or ask for the Penthouse.
HOW: Walk, cycle, bus, subway, taxi (ok if more than two passengers.)
WHO: Anyone working on environmental issues, studying them, thinking green, likes networking, and being social.
WHY: Fun, contacts, alcohol, info, gossip, inspiration, business and pleasure.
NEW: Just go up to someone and say “are you green?”, and you’ll be made welcome.
STATUS: Informal, self-organizing network. Every month since July, 2001. Average attendance: 100.
GLOBAL: London | Berlin | Bristol | Bath | Canberra | Hamburg | Munich | Oxford | Reading | Warsaw | Tokyo | Washington, DC | Peterborough | San Francisco | Chicago | Sacramento | New York City | Providence | Twin Cities | Portland, OR | Seattle | Houston

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About green-links AND GREEN DRINKS

green-links is an online resource for the environmental community in New York City, providing a clearinghouse for all things ‘green’ in the city. This includes event announcements, articles, job listings and more.

Green Drinks is the offline counterpart to green-links, providing the opportunity for ‘green’ folks to meet up with each other once a month in a casual and fun environment to share information, make friends, and network, face-to-face.

Both green-links and Green Drinks are meant to help bring together the environmental community in New York City. As such, they depend on YOU to make them great. If you have suggestions, questions or comments, or wish to subscribe to our mailing list, drop us a line.

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