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January 28, 2020
EcoAdapt seeks an individual with experience in: event coordination, graphics design, website content management, marketing, communication and hospitality management with interest in climate change for a part time, non-exempt position of Program Assistant located in the New Smyrna/Daytona Beach/Orlando, Florida or surrounding area to perform associated tasks in support of the National Adaptation Forum (NationalAdaptationForum.org).

Applicants should be comfortable working in a fast-paced, distributed-team orientated environment and demonstrate flexibility, extreme attention to detail, and a commitment to supporting EcoAdaptís missions and goals.

Please click on the link above for the full job posting and application package instructions. This posting will close on February 25, 2020.

September 4, 2019
Executive Director Lara Hansen gave commentary on the CNN Climate Town Hall: "Communities all across our country are experiencing the effects of climate change. You hear it in the many questions being asked in this Democratic Town Hall. People are asking about the disparity in the effects of climate change based on income, race, gender or abilities, about the vulnerability of coastal communities and sea level rise, about our fossil-fuel economyís health effects, or citizens who have lost their homes to wildfire. Some of these individuals are fortunate to live in communities looking to develop strategies to reduce the impact. Participants in the National Adaptation Forum share these ideas across geographies and there is a whole database of these efforts waiting to be replicated by any of us. We can all work in our own communities, but it is slow going and a patchwork of small-scale actions is insufficient and inefficient in protecting us from many of the effects of climate change."
September 4, 2019
Executive Director Lara Hansen gave commentary on the CNN Climate Town Hall: "Letís be clear, taking no action on climate change is the riskiest action we can take. This includes proposals that commit us to continuing to invest in fossil fuel infrastructure -- including natural gas which emits greenhouse gases not only when it is burned to make energy, but also in its extraction, refining and distribution. Senator Elizabeth Warren aptly called the current state of affairs where inaction rules ďa nightmare.Ē Letís be clear, climate change is a monumental problem (as Senator Amy Klobuchar put it) and an existential crisis (as Senator Bernie Sanders reminded us) that we have spent over a century creating. It is a driver of the intensity of Hurricane Dorian, which is being reported on during this town hall. Letís be clear, we need a monumental solution but we do not have a century to enact it. We need bold, rapid action. "