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Tech and Science

Americans See Energy Supply Disruption as Biggest Threat to US Security

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

The public also remains concerned about the potential for a global economic downtown, Council polling shows.

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Tech and Science

Bikes and Scooters on the Road to Net Zero? Yes, with Some 'Ifs'

Working Paper by Coauthors

Micromobility can play a major role in transportation decarbonization, but its potential varies depending on the conditions in which it's employed.

A group of people on bikes wait at a crosswalk
Olivier DJIANN
Global Cities

SolarWinds Hack: Americans Prefer Sanctions over Retaliatory Cyberattack against Russia

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

Dina Smeltz and Brendan Helm analyze new public opinion data showing there is partisan agreement on how best to respond to the recent Russian hack.

Computer hardware
Michael Dziedzic
Public Opinion

New Solutions for a Changing Climate

Policy Brief by Molly Jahn

The government must recognize investment opportunities in US agricultural research and development in order to address current and future climate challenges.

A female farmer plants transplants at a farm in Pennsylvania
Zoe Schaeffer
Food and Agriculture

Unlocking the Potential of Civic Technology

Working Paper by Kris Hartley

Safeguarding methods of democratic influence is a core strategic mandate for city governments to legitimize technology.

Google-engineered humanoid robot.
Global Cities

Cities Competing for Talent in the Global Economy

Working Paper by Iain Whitaker

To thrive in today's tech and knowledge-driven economy, cities must attract cutting-edge businesses and support startups, yet neither is possible without educated workers, innovators, and entrepreneurs.

Blurred image of people walking outside a high rise building Global Economy

What are the Risks of AVs in Cities? History Offers Clues

Working Paper by Samuel Kling

The implementation of automated vehicles (AVs) will reshape our cities in ways large and small, but much is unknown to make reliable predictions about AVs’ specific effects on cities.

A busy stretch of highway, Mexico City.
Carl Campbell
Global Cities

Grid Security is National Security: Cyber Threats to Energy Infrastructure and Cities

Working Paper by Karen Weigert

Karen Weigert shares four ways we can respond to future cyberattacks.

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Nastya Dulhiier
Tech and Science

Responding to State-Sponsored Theft of Intellectual Property

Report by Coauthors

Cyber theft has cost the US economy billions of dollars and has resulted in the loss of millions of jobs. The government is now being pressured to develop more comprehensive cybersecurity regulations.

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Logan Weaver
Defense and Security

Student Activism, Social Media, and Authoritarian Rule in Iran

Book by Saeid Golkar

The authors of this book address multiple questions involving the nature of youth protest in the twenty-first century.

A black smartphone with Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter icons on-screen Human Rights