Francesco Femia is Co-CEO of the Council on Strategic Risks, and Co-Founder of the Center for Climate and Security. He has published extensively on the security implications of climate change, including in the seminal report The Arab Spring and Climate Change, the SAIS Review of International Affairs, and the Brown Journal of World Affairs. He is a regular commentator on how national security communities address climate change, having been interviewed and cited in USA Today, Forbes, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Fox News, the Economist, CNN, MSNBC and the BBC, among others. He also appeared in the feature film documentary,  Age of Consequences. Previously, Francesco served as Co-President of the Center for Climate and Security, Co-Chair of the Climate and Security Advisory Group – the primary forum for climate and security dialogue in the U.S. – and Program Director at the Connect U.S. Fund. Francesco holds a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).