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Jordan Gerow
Energy and Climate Law Advisor
914-422-4141
jgerow2@law.pace.edu

 

Jordan Gerow is our Energy and Climate Law Advisor. He graduated magna cum laude from Pace University School of Law with Certificates in Environmental and International Law. He is also a graduate of the State University at Buffalo with a Bachelors of Arts in Economics. Prior to joining as staff, Jordan spent two years as a research assistant at the Pace Energy and Climate Center.
 
Jordan's work at the Center focuses on developing microgrids by engaging with communities that want to lower their energy costs, decrease their carbon footprint, and improve the reliability of their power service. He has written on the legal and regulatory hurdles to microgrid implementation. 
 
During law school, Jordan also worked in the prestigious Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic. He attended the Rio +20 negotiations at the United Nations on behalf of the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka. He also traveled to India, where he worked with the Human Rights Law Network in opposing nuclear development in earthquake-prone regions.

Posts

What Would a Carbon Deal Cost in Political Horse Trading?

Don’t expect it to gain much traction, but Senate Democrats put forward a politically interesting package this week when they proposed what some are calling a “choose-your-own-adventure” carbon tax. The plan really sets forth a series of options on how to implement a carbon tax, how much to charge, and where to put the money once they have it.

As the Developing World Catches Up, Capping US Carbon Consumption Won't Be Enough

Let’s start with some little known facts: first, US energy consumption per capita has essentially been flat since 1970 (if you’re curious, see here, here, and here). That’s a big deal. Our country’s moderate growth in total energy consumption since then has been linked to population.

Publications

Community Microgrids: Smarter, Cleaner, Greener

Community Microgrids: Smarter, Cle