Summer Course Offering in Costa Rica

Summer course (June 2014) in Costa Rica. Tropical Conservation & Sustainable Development: Law, Policy & Professional Practice through the Organization for Tropical Studies (Rutgers is a member institution). Application deadline: March 15, 2014. More information available here.

Rutgers EcoComplex Wins Grant from EPA’s Landfill Methane Outreach Program

Rutgers EcoComplex Wins Grant from EPA’s Landfill Methane Outreach Program. The Rutgers EcoComplex has been awarded a grant by the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Landfill Methane Outreach Program to undertake a comprehensive assessment of landfills and their related methane emissions in Turkey. The project will help build local capacity and involve relevant stakeholders while also documenting the characteristics of Turkish landfills in order to determine the amount of uncontrolled methane emissions from such locations. The project’s Principal Investigator will be Serpil Guran, Director of the Rutgers EcoComplex, while project management will be headed by Dave Specca. Contributing Rutgers faculty members also include Prof. Kevin Lyons and Prof. Mark Robson.

Diane Burko: Climate Change in Art

Discover artist and photographer Diane Burko and her expression of climate change in art.

Funding Opportunity: EERE Launches $3 Million Clean Energy Incubator Program -Proposals Due March 21, 2014

Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has launched a competition to support clean energy technology incubators. The National Incubator Initiative for Clean Energy (NIICE) is a $3 million program that will fund up to five incubators that provide critical services to entrepreneurs and small businesses and accelerate the commercialization of clean energy technologies. Proposals are due March 21, 2014. See the press release.

2014 Climate Fellows Application

Apply for a 2014 Climate Fellowship through the Sustainability Institute at UNH. Two of the fellowships are sponsored here at Rutgers. Deadline to apply is March 17th by 5pm.