Gerald is the Cities and Climate Intern within our Climate Program, and is working on the Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventories report to be delivered during the Paris Climate Change Conference. He will be providing research support and analysis of methodologies on city-level GHG accounting, as well as outreach to partner organizations involved in the report.
Gerald previously worked at the International Monetary Fund as a coordinator and webmaster in their information technology department, and their Monetary and Capital Markets department where he managed the production of one of the IMF’s key reports, the Global Financial Stability Report.
Gerald holds a M.S. in Energy Policy and Climate from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Arts and Science in Washington D.C., and is in the process of completing his second M.S. degree in Environmental Planning and Management from Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School of Engineering in Baltimore MD. Areas of research interest include energy and climate finance, and the application of engineering science and environmental planning in climate adaptation.
There are many tools that cities can use to achieve sustainable development; however, one finite resource that will be perpetually limited is space—a necessity for new roads, infrastructure, homes and buildings. Regardless of what initiatives are set in place, as ...