Green Job of the Day: Western States Climate Economist, Union of Concerned Scientists (Berkeley, CA)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Western States Climate Economist
Organization: Union of Concerned Scientists
Location: Berkeley, CA

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. The complete announcement is available here.

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The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is seeking a Climate Economist to bring sound economics to bear on building support for, developing, and implementing strong climate policies in California and other western states.  The Climate Economist will evaluate the economic feasibility of various climate policy approaches at the state and regional level and help advocate for the best policies.  The Climate Economist will help ensure that economic modeling is used to move strong climate policies forward. The Climate Economist will also spend some time working on national and international climate policy as needed.

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