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 15, 2009 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Setting the Bar at 350

Where do we draw the political and ecological lines on climate change? How much carbon will the atmosphere take? Policy Innovations Managing Editor Evan O'Neil ...

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APR 7, 2009 Podcast

Evan O'Neil Interviews Michael Rea and Scott Kaufman of Carbon Trust

Evan O'Neil talks with the COO and the U.S. Project Manager of Carbon Trust, an independent company set up by the U.K. government ...

FEB 18, 2009 Podcast

Understanding Islam through Virtual Worlds

After a year of exploring digital Islamic communities, Senior Fellows Joshua S. Fouts and Rita J. King present their findings, along with video of their ...

Next Stop: Cleaner Air. Photo by <a href="http://flickr.com/photos/swanksalot/437821749/" target=_blank>Seth Anderson</a>, <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en" target=_blank">(CC)</a>

DEC 18, 2008 Article

Obama Could Miss the Bus on Raising Gas Tax

Fighting the climate crisis will be as much about new incentives as about new technologies, and there are few incentives as reliable as price. Will ...

The Lorax by Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel. CREDIT: <a href="http://flickr.com/photos/missrogue/496947597/">Tara Hunt</a>.

APR 10, 2008 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: More Loraxes, Less Axes

Deforestation accounts for about 20 percent of global warming emissions, making innovative conservation a key factor in any climate strategy.

Mobuto Sese Seko's corrupt rule of Zaire <br>left billions in unpaid loans.

JAN 22, 2008 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: The Debt of Dictators

The Debt of Dictators by filmmaker Erling Borgen is a good introduction to the central questions of Third World debt: Whose debt is it, and ...

CREDIT: &copy; <a href="http://www.ianwatkinson.co.uk/" target=_blank>Ian Watkinson</a>.

OCT 30, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Shaping the Change

Evan O'Neil talks with Dr. Manuel "Butch" Montes of the UN's Financing for Development Office about well-being, trade negotiations, and social change in the Asian ...

CREDIT: <a href="http://flickr.com/photos/pitikbulag/416167457/">Luis Liwanag</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en-us">CC</a>).

SEP 26, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Contraception Ban Harms Philippine Women

Evan O'Neil interviews Aya Fujimura-Fanselow of the Center for Reproductive Rights on the impact of a contraception ban in Manila.

Dave Matthews Band. CREDIT: <a href="http://flickr.com/photos/rosengrant/1025781496/">Bryan Rosengrant</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en-us">CC</a>).

SEP 7, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Musicians Spread the Enviro Vibe

Evan O'Neil talks with Brian Allenby of Reverb about the carbon offset market and how musicians are reducing their environmental footprint.