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Catastrophic Risk & Resilience Expert

Alice C. Hill has an uncommon blend of experience—as a federal prosecutor, judge, special assistant to the president, and senior director for the National Security Council. She currently serves as senior fellow for climate change policy at the Council on Foreign Relations, where she focuses on risks, consequences, and responses associated with climate change. While at the White House under President Obama, she led the development of national policy to prepare for catastrophic risks, including climate change and biological threats. Hill previously served as a research fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. Her coauthored book, Building a Resilient Tomorrow, was published in 2019 by Oxford University Press. In 2020, Yale University awarded her the Public Voices Fellowship on the Climate Crisis.

Read more about Alice here.


Alice's new book:

Building a Resilient Tomorrow

While squarely confronting the scale of the risks the world faces because of climate change, Building a Resilient Tomorrow focuses on solutions—some gradual and some more revolutionary—currently being deployed around the globe.

Alice co-authored Building a Resilient Tomorrow with Leonardo Martinez-Diaz. The book was published by Oxford University Press in 2019.

Read more about the book here and buy it on Amazon here.


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