Climate Change Analysts

What they do:

Research and analyze policy developments related to climate change. Make climate-related recommendations for actions such as legislation, awareness campaigns, or fundraising approaches.

On the job, you would:

  • Write reports or academic papers to communicate findings of climate-related studies.
  • Promote initiatives to mitigate climate change with government or environmental groups.
  • Present climate-related information at public interest, governmental, or other meetings.
  • Present and defend proposals for climate change research projects.
  • Prepare grant applications to obtain funding for programs related to climate change, environmental management, or sustainability.
  • Gather and review climate-related studies from government agencies, research laboratories, and other organizations.
  • Develop, or contribute to the development of, educational or outreach programs on the environment or climate change.
  • Review existing policies or legislation to identify environmental impacts.
  • Provide analytical support for policy briefs related to renewable energy, energy efficiency, or climate change.
  • Prepare study reports, memoranda, briefs, testimonies, or other written materials to inform government or environmental groups on environmental issues such as climate change.

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