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Humanizing Cities: Softer Infrastructure for U.S. Cities

Humanizing Cities: Softer Infrastructure for U.S. Cities

To shore up U.S. infrastructure and the health of the planet, we are only now starting to understand how the country's massive Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), passed last November, will help curb carbon emissions. Slowly,

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The People vs. Shell for Climate Change

The People vs. Shell for Climate Change

  [caption id="attachment_8794" align="alignleft" width="355"] Foto Bart Hoogveld[/caption] What does it take to tackle climate change – really? Make the biggest polluters, mainly multinationals such as Shell, accountable and get the full support of ordinary

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Books Driving Change: Jonathan Greenblatt and It Could Happen Here

Books Driving Change: Jonathan Greenblatt and It Could Happen Here

It's a mind bending conversation to have the people who built something so sophisticated, so innovative, so powerful, tell us they can't remove swastikas. You know, for kicks Matthew, when this podcast is over, you

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Overnight Ukraine’s Mayors Have Stepped Up To Serve As Wartime Leaders.

Overnight Ukraine’s Mayors Have Stepped Up To Serve As Wartime Leaders.

As the world reacts and responds to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, there has been widespread acclaim for the Ukrainian people and their resolve.  While President Volodymyr Zelensky has shown incredible leadership and courage, so too

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Getting Governments to Grasp Carbon Capture and Storage

Getting Governments to Grasp Carbon Capture and Storage

  Henrietta Moon believes governments don’t have anywhere near the knowledge and skills they need to fulfill a major part of the promises they have made to mitigate climate change. The chief executive of Nasdaq-listed

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Dr Mayra Eduardoff’s quest to find the world’s missing people.

Dr Mayra Eduardoff’s quest to find the world’s missing people.

Armed conflicts, civil wars, human rights abuses, forced migration, and other disasters cause millions of people across the globe to go missing each year. How do governments find these people? Forensic geneticist, Dr. Mayra Eduardoff,

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Mark Lerner Thinks Governments Should Train Software Engineers

Mark Lerner Thinks Governments Should Train Software Engineers

In the eighteenth century, government was transformed forever as professional bureaucracies emerged to run newly formed, centralized European nation states. Today governments are grappling with an equally seismic change, as digital technology penetrates every aspect

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My Journey to a Public Sector Job 

My Journey to a Public Sector Job 

Last October, my parents came to visit as I was finishing the last semester of my master’s program. I invited one of my good friends to come to dinner with us to get to know

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How To Be a Successful Candidate When Applying to the UK Civil Service 

How To Be a Successful Candidate When Applying to the UK Civil Service 

Working in government provides the opportunity many look for: the chance to have a fulfilling career by making a positive social impact. Finding solutions to the public policy challenges the country faces is a rewarding

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Courtney Fung is #DrivingChangeinGov

Courtney Fung is #DrivingChangeinGov

An Environmental Quality Analyst with the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), Courtney Fung works on hazardous waste sites to clean them up so they are usable or at least so they present

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