Research Analyst, Keeling Curve Prize

$3,000 yearly
  • Global Warming Mitigation Project
  • Remote
  • Oct 12, 2020

Job Description

The Keeling Curve Prize recognizes organizations with a proven track record of reducing or removing greenhouse gases ​from ​the atmosphere. Each year, the KCP recognizes and awards $25,000 to the ten best climate solutions that address the complexity of skyrocketing greenhouse gas emissions. ​In 2020, The KCP received over 300applications from organizations in 68 countries.  For more info see: The science-driven nature of the Prize is in its very name. It is the only major prize named after a dataset -the famous Keeling Curve, a daily record of the concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere, measured continuously at an observatory in Hawaii. The project was initiated in 1958 by Dr. Charles David Keeling.

This job offers an excellent opportunity for those pursuing a career in sustainability and climate science. Our advisory council and panel of judges are comprised of prominent climate change scientists and experts. Being a part of the review process exposes analysts to new and exciting climate change solutions from around the world. ​MA, MS or PhD candidates currently pursuing a degree related to renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, global sustainability, environmental sciences, climate science, or climate finance, or individuals who have received a MA, MS, or Ph.D in these fields within the last 5 years. Experience in one or more of the 5 categories of the Prize is important: Capture & Utilization, Social & Cultural Pathways, Energy, Finance and Transport & Mobility. You can find more information about these categories on our website: ​ For more information on the position please see:

  • Application Deadline: Nov. 1, 2020
  • Duty Station Home-based
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Atmosphere, Carbon Accounting & Offsetting, Carbon Removal & Utilization Engineering, Ecosystems & Biodiversity, Energy, Food & Agriculture, Funding, Materials & Manufacturing, Supporting Catalysts, Transportation