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

JUN 1, 2011 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Shooting the Global City

Photographer and arts educator Mathew Pokoik has traveled the world crafting a unique vision of The Global City, from jumbled bazaars stacked with goods to ...

Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/elisfanclub/3719276104/" target=_blank">elisfanclub</a>

APR 29, 2011 Podcast

Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technologies

Author Alexis Madrigal examines the history of green technologies in America and shows how they have been entangled with culture, ethics, and government policies.

Canadian Tar Sands Dump Truck. Photo by Evan O'Neil

MAR 21, 2011 Article

Canadian Tar Sands: There's No Such Thing as Ethical Oil (or Nuclear Power)

After the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and now the nuclear meltdown in Japan, it should be clear that oil and nuclear ...

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomchance/1008213420/">Tom Chance</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

MAR 2, 2011 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: 100% Renewable by 20XX

The right mix of technologies and policy tools is lining up to move the world off dirty energy by mid century, but it will take ...

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/adforce1/4200107971">William Cho</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

OCT 28, 2010 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Innovations: Welcome to the Urban Revolution

We must become masters of a sustainable, just, and ecological urbanism writes Jeb Brugmann in his analysis of how the advantages of urban settlement are ...

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/bswise/4457290211/">B. S. Wise</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

JUN 22, 2010 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Commentary: Pragmatic Overdose

The Obama administration is trying to redefine and energize U.S. global development policy, but so far their vision lacks creativity and clear ethics.

Manioc planted on a steep slope. CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/globalvoyager/2873947932/">Nick Hobgood</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

FEB 9, 2010 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Innovations: A Permaculture Strategy for Haiti

Geoff Lawton of the Permaculture Research Institute discusses how to strategize and deploy sustainable local food production across Haiti as part of earthquake relief and ...

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/thepatersonsphotos/1460346612/">Taylor Dundee</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

FEB 5, 2010 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Innovations: Taking the Waves

An innovative tidal power installation off the coast of Scotland could help demonstrate the ocean's potential for delivering renewable energy.

Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamcnelson/2942561975/">Adam Nelson</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

NOV 30, 2009 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Innovations: Micro-donations Can Make a Massive Difference in Global Health

Policy Innovations talks with Bernard Salome, managing director of the Millennium Foundation, about raising funds for global health through small donations made when people purchase ...

Volcan Arenal, by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/whappen/673029449/">Arturo Sotillo</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en">CC</a>).

NOV 3, 2009 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: America Shouldn't Blow an Opportunity for Green Diplomacy

By not being a global leader on climate change over the past decade America has blown a major opportunity to engage in Green Diplomacy -- ...