Vice Chair of Climate and Sustainable Urbanization for the Paulson Institute
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
"In fact, even as oil and coal have grown more costly, we've seen dramatic decreases in the costs of solar and wind power and technologies to make buildings more energy efficient. We're on the verge of seeing a transformation in the marketplace, where renewable energy is poised to out-compete fossil fuels in the near future—even with the heavily unequal playing field renewables have been forced onto."
"Kate Gordon: Yes, but Stop Making Ineffective Investments-in Fossil Fuels," wsj.com, Mar. 27, 2013
Experts Individuals with PhDs, heads of government, members of state or federal legislative bodies, and individuals with graduate degrees and significant post-graduate involvement in alternative energy or fossil fuel issues. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Nonresident Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, 2016-present
Vice Chair of Climate and Sustainable Urbanization, Paulson Institute, July 2015-present
National Advisory Board Member, Presidential Climate Action Project, 2016-present
Board Member, Center for Carbon Removal, 2015-present