Kate Gordon is an expert on the intersection of clean energy and economic development. She wears a number of hats, including partner on the sustainability team of Ridge-Lane Limited Partners; senior advisor at the Paulson Institute; and non-resident fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University. Gordon is perhaps best known for her work as the founder and director of the “Risky Business Project,” co-chaired by Michael Bloomberg, Henry Paulson, and Tom Steyer and focused on the economic risks the U.S. faces from unmitigated climate change. A prolific writer, she is currently at work on a book focused on the economic transition of communities built around fossil fuel extraction.
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