Hugo Neu Corporation Sustainability Seminar: Newark — Climate Change & Heat
Department of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering
Speaker: Jonathan Gordon, Interim Chief Sustainability Officer, Office of Sustainability, Department of Administration, City of Newark
How can a city determine which actions to prioritize and effectively communicate their efforts to address climate change?
Jonathan Gordon has been an instrumental force behind the City of Newark's sustainability initiatives since he joined the team in 2019. As the Interim Chief Sustainability Officer, he has worked on implementing EV fleet transition, local and federal energy policy, and restoring the city's tree canopy. Jonathan has an MBA in energy and sustainability from Franklin Pierce University. Prior to his current role, he has worked with community organizations in Camden, Trenton, San Francisco, and now Newark.
Jonathan will discuss how land use and green infrastructure impact the city's resiliency efforts.
Hugo Neu Corporation
Brown and Caldwell
H2M architects + engineers
The Catalyst Group
Dr. Dibs Sarkar