Evan O'Neil

Former Editor of Carnegie Council's Policy Innovations

Evan O'Neil was at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs from October 2002 - June 2014.

During this time, he worked as program assistant for the Council's Empire and Democracy Project, as coordinator of the Fellows Program, and as a layout specialist on numerous publications. While with the Empire and Democracy Project, O'Neil helped plan and carry out several large conferences and public events, and assisted with the editing and design of the resulting reports. Later he worked with the Council's Global Policy Innovations program.

From 2010-2014, he was editor of Carnegie Council's online magazine, Policy Innovations.

O'Neil graduated summa cum laude from Duquesne University with a B.A. in philosophy.

Featured Work

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FEB 14, 2013 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Mined Fair for the Fair-minded

The Alliance for Responsible Mining is working to bring ethical gold to the retail jewelry market through a new Fairtrade and Fairmined Standard.

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FEB 13, 2013 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Exporting Expertise: Lessons from Brazil's Forest Success

It took a broad group of actors to reduce Brazilian deforestation by 75 percent in seven years. Now, their success can be emulated in other tropical ...

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NOV 1, 2012 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Innovations: 3D Printing Can Unlock Development Potential

3D printing is the new frontier in manufacturing, with potentially radical effects on patterns of global trade and development.

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/billburris/2271319929/">Bill Burris</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

AUG 15, 2012 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Repairing the Shattered Sky

A new film looks at American leadership during the ozone crisis and compares it to the situation with global warming today. The clock is ticking ...

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/42507736@N02/5842782525/in/photostream">Steve Dunleavy</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

AUG 10, 2012 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Can Bioregionalism Go Global Before Collapse?

Bioregionalism proposes an alternative future in which overconsumption is drastically reduced, the natural environment is preserved, and proactive measures are taken to provide basic needs.

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/42507736@N02/5981411543/in/photostream/">Steve Dunleavy</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

AUG 9, 2012 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: The Practice of Bioregionalism

Through local governance, appropriate technologies, and the occasional confederation for solving big problems, bioregionalism promotes human flourishing along with natural sustainability.

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/42507736@N02/5957956718/">Steve Dunleavy</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

AUG 3, 2012 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Building Bioregional Politics for an Ecological Civilization

The developed countries need to learn to live more sustainably within the confines of the local resources available to them rather than exploiting the resources ...

AUG 2, 2012 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Innovations: Open Source WikiHouse Disrupts Traditional Design

The WikiHouse open-source construction set enables users to download, modify, and share designs for small structures, which can then be assembled socially in about a ...

JAN 17, 2012 Podcast

A Look at Global Sustainability, with a Focus on China

Carnegie Council's Evan O'Neil ponders the future of mega-cities, and leading Chinese environmentalist Ma Jun discusses China's air and water crisis and the work of ...

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AUG 25, 2011 Article

Don't Build Keystone XL, the Pipeline to Nowhere

Higher gas prices, negligible energy security, more global warming: The logic stacks up against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Will Secretary Clinton deny the ...