About Alex

Alex Rudee (MEM ’18) works at the intersection of land conservation and climate change policy. He studied Environmental Economics and Policy at the Nicholas School, where he also led the Nicholas School Naturalists (“NicNats”) and served as an article editor for the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum. Prior to coming to the Nicholas School, Alex worked in carbon market implementation and climate change philanthropy. He now lives in Washington D.C., where he spends his free time running on the mall, playing music and thinking up new adventures.

“There are no silver bullets” in the fight against climate change, Bill McKibben wrote in a 2006 op-ed, “only silver buckshot.” In Silver Buckshot, Alex highlights some of those environmental solutions, large and small, that show how we can all make a difference for the planet.