Hannah Hess is an Associate Director with Rhodium Group’s Energy & Climate practice, overseeing projects related to Rhodium’s work estimating the costs of climate change as part of the Climate Impact Lab.
Hannah specializes in communicating the relationship between climate and society. She spent five years working as a journalist in Washington, D.C., before joining Rhodium and moving to California. As a reporter, Hannah wrote on a wide range of topics that included federal climate and energy policy, regulatory reform, congressional politics, presidential campaigns, ethics and lobbying. Hannah worked for E&E News and Roll Call, covering Capitol Hill and federal agencies. Hannah holds two degrees from the University of Illinois, a Bachelor’s degree in Media Studies and a Master’s degree in Public Affairs Reporting.