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, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to alternative energy or fossil fuel issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to alternative energy or fossil fuel issues.
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