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Alexander More

Dr. Alexander F. More is the director of ECHO and the CHCR program. 

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Dr. Alexander More is a climate & health scientist and economist based in the United States, internationally recognized for his discoveries on the impact of climate change on pandemics, resetting toxic pollution standards, and groundbreaking interdisciplinary approaches to find true, sustainable solutions to climate change.


His research has been covered by news media worldwide, including CNN, the New York Times, Washington Post, Popular Science, Newsweek, and hundreds of other outlets in more than 30 languages. Dr. More also serves as expert commentator on issues of climate change and health and leads the annual Climate Week program in NYC held at The Explorers Club, with sponsors including UNESCO, IUCN, Honnold Foundation, Daniels Family Sustainable Energy Foundation, African Parks, and Nia Tero. He has been a keynote speaker at the Global Exploration Summit and TED.

Dr. More is a first-generation college and PhD graduate, having immigrated from Europe alone to the U.S. for his secondary education. He received his PhD from Harvard University and postdoctoral training at the Climate Change Institute and Harvard, where he is an affiliate and group leader for Climate & Health, as well as a research associate of the Max Planck - Harvard Research Center.

Dr. More's expertise extends to the public and private sector. He served on the staff of Senator Ted Kennedy while he was drafting the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), and serves on the board of directors of several non-profit organizations and as an advisor to several companies in the sustainability, energy, green buildings, real state and tech sectors.

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