Entries by Chas Jones

BIA Funding: Tribal Youth Initiatives

Funding for the support and development of tribal youth programs focused on science in alignment with conservation and resource management will be distributed on a competitive basis to tribes and inter-tribal organizations. The programs will provide opportunities for youth to engage in the field of natural resource management and encourage their interest in pursuing educational […]

Funding Opportunity for Tribal Energy Infrastructure Development

On Sept. 26, 2019, during his closing remarks at the National Tribal Energy Summit in D.C., Under Secretary of Energy Mark W. Menezes announced that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs issued a Notice of Intent to release a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) entitled “Energy Infrastructure Development on Indian […]

2019 Tribes and First Nations Climate Summit: Presentations and Summary

The Tribes and First Nations Climate Summit brought together over 200 tribal leaders, staff, and tribal members, agency staff, students and practitioners on July 30-31, 2019 in Spokane, WA to advance tribal climate change programs, strategies, policy and action by discussing current issues related to three key themes: Traditional Knowledges, Tribal Climate Resiliency, and Policy. […]

Displacement and Climate Change Survey: EcoAdapt

EcoAdapt is conducting a survey to determine if and how people and organizations concerned about displacement pressures are considering the effects of climate change. This survey is part of a broader project in collaboration with the Strong, Prosperous, and Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC) and the Urban Displacement Project to better understand the intersections between climate change and displacement pressures. Results […]

Information Request: House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

The U.S. House of Representatives created the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis to “investigate, study, make findings, and develop recommendations on policies, strategies, and innovations to achieve substantial and permanent reductions in pollution and other activities that contribute to the climate crisis, which will honor our responsibility to be good stewards of the planet […]