Jessica Gordon

Climate Policy Fellow, California-China Climate Institute

Dr. Jessica Gordon is a Climate Policy Fellow at the California-China Climate Institute. She is an international climate and environment policy expert. Her research and work have focused on China and linking research and policy to develop equitable and integrated solutions to climate, development and environmental challenges. Earlier work experience includes working on global climate policy at the United Nations Development Program and leadership of Oxfam’s adaptation research program in China.

For her research, Dr. Gordon was awarded fellowships from the Fulbright Program (China), the Social Science Research Council and the East-West Center. She has written numerous publications and is co-author of a recent book, Environmental Problem-Solving: Balancing Science and Politics Using Consensus Building Tools. She holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Policy and Planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Master’s in Environmental Science from the Yale School of the Environment and a BA in International Development from Brown University.

Ph.D., Environmental Policy and Planning. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MESc, Environmental Science, Yale School of the Environment
B.A., International Development, Brown University