Climate and Health Specialist
National Coordination Office (NCO)
Leo Goldsmith serves as a Climate and Health Specialist for the USGCRP National Coordination Office (NCO). In this role he coordinates the Interagency Crosscutting Group on Climate Change and Human Health (CCHHG) and will be point of contact for the human health and air pollution chapters of the National Climate Assessment.
Prior to joining USGCRP, Leo has worked on projects such as consulting on an environmental/climate justice mapping tool for the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, provided logistical support for various stakeholders for the sustainable Upper Harbor Terminal Project in Minneapolis, and ecological restoration and community engagement projects at the New York Restoration Project. Additionally, his research focuses on the impacts of climate change on the health of marginalized populations.
Leo holds a Master of Environmental Management from the Yale School of the Environment and a B.A in environmental studies from Oberlin College.