The partnership is funded by the U.S. Department of State's (DoS) Office of Economic Policy and Summit Coordination as part of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) and is managed by U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Higher Education for Development (HED).

These courses represent the collaborative effort of the Caribbean the University of the West Indies' Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH), the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and three institutes of Columbia University: the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), Columbia's Water Center (CWC), and the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (CCNMTL).

Production Team for


  • Adrian Cashman, Faculty Partner


  • Lisa Goddard, Faculty Partner
  • Ashley Curtis, Project Manager
  • Elisabeth Gawthrop, Content Writer
  • Jeffrey Turmelle, Website Administration
  • Former contributors: Allyza Lustig, Meg Sutton

UMass Amherst

  • Casey Brown, Faculty Partner


  • Maurice Matiz, Executive Producer
  • Lucy Appert, Producer
  • Sarohini Chahal, Project Manager
  • Marc Raymond, Lead Designer
  • Jonah Bossewitch, Lead Technical Architect
  • Susan Dreher, Programmer
  • Former contributors: Eddie Rubeiz, Khoi Nguyen Truong