Articles by: Michael Shank

Mosquito Control a Safer Way

Mosquito Control a Safer Way

May 18, 2019 at 11:09 am

VTDIGGER 05/17/2019 By Michael Shank Editor’s note: This commentary is by Michael Shank, of Brandon, who is the communications director for the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network. He serves on Brandon’s planning commission and energy committee. Last month, a settlement was reached between the state […]

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World Changing Ideas 2019: All the Winners, Finalists, and Honorable Mentions

World Changing Ideas 2019: All the Winners, Finalists, and Honorable Mentions

April 14, 2019 at 10:36 pm

FAST COMPANY 04/08/2019 By Morgan Clendaniel Fast Company‘s third annual World Changing Ideas Awards drew nearly 2,000 submissions across 17 categories. Fast Company editors and reporters created lists of honorable mentions and finalists, and then our panel of judges picked winners in each category. You can read more about the […]

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ULAB-BEI Holds Discussion on Youth Activism

ULAB-BEI Holds Discussion on Youth Activism

April 9, 2019 at 11:22 am

DAILY STAR 4/9/19 The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) and Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) organised a discussion forum on April 1, 2019 titled “Youth Activism for Better Governance.” The event was held in ULAB Campus A Auditorium. The event, organised with the support of International Republican Institute, featured a […]

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School of Business at Independent University Bangladesh Hosts Prof. Michael Shank

School of Business at Independent University Bangladesh Hosts Prof. Michael Shank

March 27, 2019 at 12:56 pm

IUB 03/2/19 Department of International Business of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB), in association with Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) and International Republican Institute (IRI), hosted Prof. Michael Shank, New York University, USA, for a Seminar entitled `Youth Employment Scenario Across The Regions’’ on March 24, 2019 at IUB in Bashundhara, Dhaka. […]

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Making it Circular: The Role of Industries in Circular Cities

Making it Circular: The Role of Industries in Circular Cities

March 12, 2019 at 12:12 pm

UNIDO 03/05/2019 NEW YORK CITY, 5 March 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization, together with the Permanent Missions of Austria, Ecuador, Slovenia, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UNDESA, has organized an event, “Making it Circular: The Role of Industries in Circular Cities”. The event took place at United […]

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Stop the Bullying

Stop the Bullying

January 17, 2019 at 10:26 am

VTDIGGER 01/15/19By Michael Shank and Former US Congressman Mike HondaEditor’s note: This commentary is by Michael Shank and former Rep. Michael Honda. Shank, of Brandon, is the communications director for the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network. Honda, a Democrat, represented California’s 17th congressional district between […]

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Keeping Our Planet Inhabitable

Keeping Our Planet Inhabitable

December 20, 2018 at 10:10 am

VTDIGGER 12/19/18By Michael Shank and US Congressman Alan LowenthalEditor’s note: This commentary is by Michael Shank and Rep. Alan Lowenthal. Shank, of Brandon, teaches sustainable development at NYU’s Center for Global Affairs and is the communications director at the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network. Lowenthal, […]

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Brandon Looks for Good Solar Sites, Builds Questionnaire for Developers

Brandon Looks for Good Solar Sites, Builds Questionnaire for Developers

November 30, 2018 at 8:41 am

RUTLAND HERALD 11/29/18 By Keith Whitcomb Jr. BRANDON — The town Energy Committee is working on a list of properties ideal for solar development as part of an energy plan in development. Committee Chairman Michael Shank said Thursday that the group has put an ad in The Reporter, a weekly […]

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Babcock Pulls Plug on Brandon Solar Project

Babcock Pulls Plug on Brandon Solar Project

November 30, 2018 at 8:35 am

MOUNTAIN TIMES 11/29/18 By Russell Jones BRANDON — In a surprise announcement Thursday, Nov. 15, Babcock Solar Farm, LLC, filed documents that put an end to its proposed 2.2 MW solar project that would have been built near Park Street and Country Club Road in Brandon. The formal initiative requested […]

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Moving to Action on the Climate Front

Moving to Action on the Climate Front

November 29, 2018 at 10:16 am

VTDIGGER 11/28/18 By Michael Shank Editor’s note: This commentary is by Michael Shank, of Brandon, who is the communications director for the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network. He serves on Brandon’s planning commission and energy committee. Environmentalists have long depended on good data and sound […]

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