Climate Change Analysts


Research and analyze policy developments related to climate change. Make climate-related recommendations for actions such as legislation, awareness campaigns, or fundraising approaches.
Also called: Senior Associate, Climate and Energy Program; Senior Climate Advisor; Senior Policy Associate; Staff Climate Scientist

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Safety and Government
  • law and government
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
  • geography
    Communications
  • multimedia

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • writing things for co-workers or customers
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by writing
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • use rules to solve problems
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Initiative
  • Persistence

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • Community Climate System Model CCSM
  • SAS
    Object or component oriented development software
  • C++
  • Practical extraction and reporting language Perl
    Development environment software
  • Formula translation/translator FORTRAN
  • Interface definition language IDL

Education:

    master's degree
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