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This article about the #GreenhouseGas emissions of the super-rich touches on something I stress repeatedly in my work with local authorities.

The carbon footprints of the wealthiest households are much bigger than the poorest……
…and I’m not just talking about the mega-wealthy, I mean even just the moderately rich. But many councils are fearful of being seen to actively help the rich, so they conflate their #climateemergency work with work they are (often already) doing on tackling #FuelPoverty.
Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying for one minute that councils should abandon efforts to tackle #FuelPoverty. That’s a social ill that should have been dealt with long ago and is a legacy of the UK’s largely crappy housing stock.…
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There are 18 young adults across the Nation who are training to be model citizens. For a month, they have worked with their local governments to uplift the civic standards of their neighborhoods.
They are the Youth vertical of the Solve Movement! Working endlessly with our mentors, this group of leaders is training to build the future of the country. Are you still reading this?
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THREAD: The Constitution of Pakistan envisages a three tiered federation; this was asserted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan in its judgement in the local government restoration case. 1/5
The discussions on centralizing tendencies of political governments tend to ignore our lopsided administrative structure. We can’t have a healthy federation without administrative autonomy in every tier of government. 2/5
Currently, the federal service dominates all three tiers of government and their power and influence increases in lower tiers (provincial and municipal). 3/5
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#LOTI in collaboration with @ONS @ONSdigital to identify a common problem that London boroughs face that could benefit from #collaboration. We'll work together to develop a solution that demonstrates the value of #DataScience within London’s #LocalGovernment. LOTI & ONS Data Collaboration workshop
In the first exercise, #DataScientists & #DataAnalysts in London boroughs have been invited to share what skills they'd like to improve through this training opportunity in collaboration with @ONS @ONSdigital

#DataScienceCampus #DataCollaboration #DataAnalysis #LocalGovDigital LOTI & ONS Data Collaboration workshop - exercise 1
This #LOTI & @ONS @ONSdigital #DataCollaboration programme pilot is aimed at developing the capability & skills of #LocalGov officers working in #data teams. It's important that we understand their context and priorities:

#DataScience #DataAnalysis #Collaboration #Digital
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Today's week two of the Law In Rural America seminar, and we're discussing the challenges and scope of rural #LocalGovernment. #RuralLaw 1/
Up first, we’re reading a chapter of Lane Lancaster’s Government in Rural America (2d ed. 1952). He predicted that "[i]n another generation it is quite probable that there will be no distinctive subject matter for a book on rural government." (Yikes!) 2/ Image
(Do other law faculty out there know of other textbooks/casebooks that focus specifically on rural law? Maybe @RichSchragger or @lisareneepruitt?) 3/
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