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Over the past four years, the Carbon War Room has established itself for our unique approach to battling climate change. This is a time for action. What we do, or do not do, to address climate change in the next ten years will affect life on earth for centuries.

Current positions

There does not have to be a choice between the economy and the environment to meet our 2020 goal of 17 gigatons of absolute carbon reductions. And we have some pretty good ideas about how to make that happen. But what separates great ideas from action with the potential to change the world are the people who bring them to life. We're a small and efficient staff of 15, and because of our size, every person plays an essential role in the organization. If you are interested in joining us as we implement the entrepreneurial change needed to reduce carbon at speed and scale, apply to the positions below. All Candidates must live in Washington DC - New York City or London to be considered. Relocation is not provided

  • Seychelles Request for Qualification: Independent Power Producer for Solar PV Plant

    The Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change (MEECC), through the Seychelles Energy Commission (SEC), is issuing this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to qualify themselves for a future tender to secure an Independent Power Producer (IPP) for a PV plant (hereafter, the Project).The Project is intended to provide a more environmentally friendly alternative for the existing fossil fuel generation on the Island, and contribute a renewable energy source that supplies reliable electricity to the Island grid at a competitive rate. SEC is thus seeking relevant qualifications from experienced prospective bidders able to design, build, operate, and maintain solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems. Respondents are required to submit a Prequalification Form along with all relevant Statements of Qualifications (SOQ). Learn More Here

  • Shipping Efficiency Request for Proposals (RFP)

    Carbon War Room (CWR) today issued a request for proposals (RFP) to shipowners or charterers for a grant that will help finance a single-vessel retrofit with a bundle of proven technologies. The retrofit will result in a minimum fuel savings of 10–15%. Up to 200,000 USD will be granted by CWR to fund the installation of continuous monitoring equipment. CWR will also commission independent, third-party analysis of the collected data, which will verify the benefits of the multi-technology retrofit and provide a ‘proof of concept’ for the entire industry. Download the RFP here

  • Ten Island Challenge General Procurement Notice

    Several countries in the Caribbean region will be participating in the Carbon War Room and Rocky Mountain Institute-supported Ten Island Challenge. The Carbon War Room and participating countries intend to apply part of project funding (or affiliate funding/financing) proceeds to payments for goods, related services and consulting services. The Ten Island Challenge is funded by the Carbon War Room and Rocky Mountain Institute in partnership with the Clinton Climate Initiative, participating governments and financial investors. The objective of the Ten Island Challenge is to accelerate participating countries’ transition off fossil fuels, and create a blue print for other isolated economies.

    Governments and utilities participating in the Ten Island Challenge will require consulting services, goods and related services of firms, consultants and suppliers that have proven experience in all the disciplines of renewable energy (i.e. wind, solar, geothermal, waste-to-energy, etc.).

  • Development Director

    The director will be responsible for helping achieve the organization’s fundraising goals. This includes working with the organization’s programmatic staff to understand and articulate funding needs to create impact and building and leveraging key relationships and contacts within and outside of the organization’s network to ensure we meet our ambitious revenue goals. This position reports to the Managing Director of Development. Please apply here.

  • Saint Lucia Ten Island Challenge National Project Co-ordinator

    The National Project Coordinator will facilitate the development and implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects identified by the Government of Saint Lucia and the Saint Lucia Electricity Services Ltd (LUCELEC), which are supported by the Carbon War Room-Rocky Mountain Institute and Clinton Climate Initiative partnership through the Ten Island Challenge. This position will be primarily responsible for ensuring that the project produces the results specified in the project document within Saint Lucia, to the required standard of quality and within the specified constraints of time and cost. This task will be conducted in coordination with UNDP Barbados and the OECS. S/he will work with government and UN agencies, the electric utility, NGOs, donors, and the private sector in accordance with the objective and outcomes of the project. Please click here to learn more and apply

  • Editorial Director

    We are seeking an experienced hire with 10+ years experience to lead the development of high quality written outputs in support of communications campaigns that target expert audiences within the energy sectors as well as our current and prospective donor base. As leader for the editorial service, the editorial director manages an active workflow, moving fluidly across diverse programs. She/he will collaborate with staff throughout the organization—in communications, research and collaboration (our initiative teams), and elsewhere—in the identification and creation of written materials that excel in clarity, grace, purpose, precision, and appeal. Please click here to learn more and apply

  • Executive Assistant

    Rocky Mountain Institute and Carbon War Room (RMI/CWR) are seeking a person with exceptional organizational and communication skills to provide all administrative and operational support to a select group consisting of 2-3 of RMI/CWR's Managing Directors in our New York office. Primary support will be dedicated to the Development Managing Director with additional time split between managing directors from other departments. This position serves as the liaison between these members of the leadership team and external contacts including business partners and donors. Additionally, this person will assist with the day-to-day operations of the east coast offices. Please click here to learn more and apply

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