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Lessons for Addressing Climate Change from the COVID-19 Pandemic

01:27:00

May 18, 2021 06:46 PM

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Speakers

Alice Hill
David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment @Council on Foreign Relations
Alice Hill is the David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment at the Council on Foreign Relations. Her work at CFR focuses on the risks, consequences, and responses associated with climate change. Hill previously served as special assistant to President Barack Obama and senior director for resilience policy on the National Security Council staff, where she led the development of national policy to build resilience to catastrophic risks. Prior to this, Hill served as senior counselor to the secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in which she led the formulation of DHS's first-ever climate adaptation plan and the development of strategic plans regarding catastrophic biological and chemical threats, including pandemics. Oxford University Press published her coauthored book, Building a Resilient Tomorrow, in 2019. Hill’s new book, The Fight For Climate After COVID-19, will be published in fall 2021. (Photo: University of Virginia)