About Brandon Wiggins

Brandon Wiggins lives in Brooklyn, by way of North Carolina. He attended The University of North Carolina, where he studied History and appreciated learning about the complex historical roots of global issues. When he's outside of the office he enjoys being around dogs, running, and suffering through his favorite sports teams' latest defeats."

Stories

  1. Article: This Nigerian Man Is Turning Drums Into Handwashing Basins to Fight Coronavirus

    This Nigerian Man Is Turning Drums Into Handwashing Basins to Fight Coronavirus

    By Brandon Wiggins|April 1, 2020

    Billions of people worldwide lack access to handwashing facilities. Read more

  2. Article: All of the Rooftops in Utrecht’s City District in the Netherlands Are Going Green

    All of the Rooftops in Utrecht’s City District in the Netherlands Are Going Green

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 31, 2020

    A growing number of cities are installing green roofs and solar panels. Read more

  3. Article: Oxfam Warns That Millions Could Die From Pandemic in Developing Countries

    Oxfam Warns That Millions Could Die From Pandemic in Developing Countries

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 31, 2020

    The international organization has called for an emergency response package of nearly $160 billion. Read more

  4. Article: Hotter Temperatures Could Worsen Mental Health: Report

    Hotter Temperatures Could Worsen Mental Health: Report

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 27, 2020

    A number of studies have found that climate change can negatively impact mental health. Read more

  5. Article: Thousands of New York City Children Do Not Have Technology for Remote Learning

    Thousands of New York City Children Do Not Have Technology for Remote Learning

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 24, 2020

    Around 70% of New York City’s school students are from low-income families. Read more

  6. Article: Cars Are a Major Source of Greenhouse Gas Emissions — Some Cities Are Finally Taking Action

    Cars Are a Major Source of Greenhouse Gas Emissions — Some Cities Are Finally Taking Action

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 24, 2020

    Barcelona, London, and Paris are some of the cities taking major strides in getting rid of cars. Read more

  7. Article: Bill Gates Did a Reddit AMA on Coronavirus. Here's What We Learned.

    Bill Gates Did a Reddit AMA on Coronavirus. Here's What We Learned.

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 24, 2020

    From vaccine development to when will it end, Gates tackled questions everyone's asking on COVID-19. Read more

  8. Article: Women Are Using Ox Ploughs to Tackle Hunger After South Sudan's Civil War

    Women Are Using Ox Ploughs to Tackle Hunger After South Sudan's Civil War

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 20, 2020

    Hunger is a serious issue amid the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, which has displaced millions. Read more

  9. Article: 'Shopping Angels' Are Delivering Food to High-Risk People in the US During Coronavirus

    'Shopping Angels' Are Delivering Food to High-Risk People in the US During Coronavirus

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 18, 2020

    Coronavirus is bringing communities together around the world. Read more

  10. Article: The World’s Wealthiest Consume 20 Times More Energy Than the World’s Poorest

    The World’s Wealthiest Consume 20 Times More Energy Than the World’s Poorest

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 18, 2020

    Yet climate change will hit the world’s poorest the hardest. Read more