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Alex Trembath

Deputy Director

Alex Trembath is Deputy Director at Breakthrough. He is the lead or coauthor of several Breakthrough publications, including Coal Killer, Beyond Boom and Bust and Our High-Energy Planet. He is also co-director of Breakthrough Generation, the Breakthrough Institute's annual summer policy fellowship, which brings together some of the brightest young thinkers in the world to work together researching policy, politics, and technology. Alex came to Breakthrough by way of Breakthrough Generation 2011.

Alex helps coordinate Breakthrough’s research, communications, and events. His writing has been published by Slate, Issues in Science and Technology, the Boston Globe, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Forbes, Politico, Bloomberg, and elsewhere. His research and analysis have been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, Bloomberg, Forbes, E&E News, CNN, and other major media outlets.

Alex is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley where he received his Bachelor's in Environmental Economics and Policy. Follow Alex on Twitter @atrembath.

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