Michael Levi

Michael A. Levi is the David M. Rubenstein senior fellow for energy and the environment and director of the program on energy security and climate change at the Council on Foreign Relations. He directed CFR’s Independent Task Force on climate change in 2007–2008. His most recent book, The Power Surge, was published in 2013 by Oxford University Press. His previous book, On Nuclear Terrorism, was published by Harvard University Press in 2007. He received his PhD in war studies from the University of London (King’s College) and his MA in physics from Princeton University. His areas of expertise include climate change, energy policy, weapons of mass destruction, homeland security, arms control and proliferation, technology and foreign policy, and science and technology in the Islamic world.

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Phone: +1.212.434.9495
E-mail: mlevi@cfr.org