When contacting your political representative about climate change, messages that show you’ve made effort and those that have a personal touch can be more persuasive.
But media coverage misses the nuances of the role. This is what we found when we spoke to them.
The next months are going to remain difficult. But I’m still hopeful about the future. There will come a point when enough people are vaccinated that case numbers begin to decrease.
Oil spills, cracked buildings and pollution. Just some of the environmental effects of Kenya’s massive railway project.
Before new policy can be based on evidence, decision-makers need to understand the relevant research. Intermediaries between scientists and policymakers translate information and build relationships.
More than most other countries, the non-profit sector in Canada relies on government funding. Yet there is a shocking lack of transparency.
The International Public Policy Observatory (IPPO) seeks to mitigate the social impacts of COVID-19.
A recent survey reveals a general uneasiness about using French among both francophone and anglophone public servants in administrative regions where bilingualism is required.
Once paid, tax becomes the property of the government. Pretending otherwise undermines the basic principles of the social contract.
NOAA released its list of climate and weather disasters that cost the nation more than $1 billion each. Like many climate and weather events this past year, it shattered the record.
Outgoing Chief Scientist Alan Finkel leaves a legacy of closer ties between policy makers and scientific experts.
The United States was built on the idea of public safety and well-being. Those values have been slowly eroded since the ‘80s. Can the U.S. find its way back to a more caring civil society?
Jacinda Ardern and Labour are returned to power in a landslide, making New Zealand political history in the process.
Biosecurity and public health laws have given federal and state governments enormous powers to battle coronavirus. If we’re not careful, though, some powers could remain long after the pandemic.
There is a growing lament in Australia that politicians let us down. But the lesson from the pandemic is that we, the people, have the power to change our economy and politics for a better future.
As we clear the path towards a COVID-normal, mental illness prevention must be prioritised. Including it as a focus of the National Preventive Health Strategy could be a start.
The centralised system that made NZ’s initial pandemic response so successful also explains the recent failures at the border.
Branch stacking raises broader questions about the health of our political parties. There are alternative forms of representation that could bring ordinary Australians into the political system again.
Can you find a FedEx store that mimics the design creativity and quality of early US post offices? What are we left with when the best parts of public life are treated like for-profit entities?
For a COVID-19 vaccine to stop the pandemic, a large percentage of the population will have to get vaccinated. A law professor explains how far government and employer vaccine mandates can legally go.