The World Resources Institute is seeking a U.S. City Renewables Lead, Energy Program. The role is based in Washington D.C. In this position as U.S. City Renewables Lead, you will lead the engagement efforts with 100 cities. With support from the WRI and RMI team, you will be responsible for supporting cities in shifting from interest in renewable energy to action at scale and ensuring that cities have a high-quality experience working on this with us. You will work with a variety of people within a city and need to have a strong understanding of city governance and sustainability challenges. We expect you to connect to the diverse contexts and perspectives cities they will be bringing to the initiative and help guide the technical teams at WRI and RMI to ensure the project delivers high value engagements on renewable energy and other energy transition opportunities that may emerge for electric vehicles and efficiency efforts over time.
About World Resources Institute
WRI’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations. We organize our work around six critical goals that the world must achieve this decade in order to secure a sustainable future:
- Climate: Protect communities and natural ecosystems from damage caused by greenhouse gas emissions, and generate opportunities for people by catalyzing a global transition to a low-carbon economy.
- Energy: Drive the scale-up of clean, affordable power systems throughout the world to deliver sustainable socio-economic development.
- Food: Ensure the world’s food systems reduce their impact on the environment, drive economic opportunity, and sustainably feed 9.6 billion people by 2050.
- Forests: Alleviate poverty, enhance food security, conserve biodiversity, and mitigate climate change by reducing forest loss and restoring productivity to degraded, deforested lands.
- Water: Achieve a water-secure future by mapping, measuring, and mitigating global water risks.
- Sustainable Cities: Improve quality of life in cities by developing and scaling environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable urban and transport solutions.
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