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: These Are the Billionaires Who Are Giving the Most Money Away

    These Are the Billionaires Who Are Giving the Most Money Away

    By Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 21, 2020

    A new list from Forbes only highlights those whose money actually reaches the people who need it. Read more

  2. Article: Heat Equivalent to 3.6 Billion Hiroshima Bomb Explosions Added to the Oceans in Just 25 Years

    Heat Equivalent to 3.6 Billion Hiroshima Bomb Explosions Added to the Oceans in Just 25 Years

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 17, 2020

    The past five years were the five hottest years of recorded ocean temperatures in history. Read more

  3. Article: Less Than 5% of Girls in This Pakistani District Attend Middle School

    Less Than 5% of Girls in This Pakistani District Attend Middle School

    By Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 14, 2020

    Pakistan is rated as one of the worst countries in the world in terms of access to education. Read more

  4. Article: New Zealand’s Schools to Teach Students How to Take Climate Action and Tackle Eco-Anxiety

    New Zealand’s Schools to Teach Students How to Take Climate Action and Tackle Eco-Anxiety

    By Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 14, 2020

    The impact of the climate crisis on students' mental health needs to be addressed. Read more

  5. Article: These Global Citizens Are Bringing Clean Water and Sanitation to Rural India

    These Global Citizens Are Bringing Clean Water and Sanitation to Rural India

    By Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 10, 2020

    These community toilets are self-sustainable and provide clean sanitation and drinking water. Read more

  6. Article: Public Health Emergency Declared in Puerto Rico After Earthquakes

    Public Health Emergency Declared in Puerto Rico After Earthquakes

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 9, 2020

    Hundreds of earthquakes have hit the US territory since Dec. 28. Read more

  7. Article: This Teaching Program Is Helping Venezuelan Refugees Get Back on Their Feet

    This Teaching Program Is Helping Venezuelan Refugees Get Back on Their Feet

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 7, 2020

    Ecuador has become home to hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing crisis in Venezuela. Read more

  8. Article: At Least 66 Dead Due to Monsoons and Flooding in Jakarta

    At Least 66 Dead Due to Monsoons and Flooding in Jakarta

    By Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 6, 2020

    Jakarta is a staggering example of the risks facing coastal cities as sea levels rise. Read more

  9. Article: Russell Crowe Calls for Climate Action at the Golden Globes

    Russell Crowe Calls for Climate Action at the Golden Globes

    By Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 6, 2020

    Crowe said the bushfires in Australia were “climate change-based." Read more

  10. Article: Canada Isn't Even Close to Reaching Its Emissions Goals

    Canada Isn't Even Close to Reaching Its Emissions Goals

    By Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 3, 2020

    Canada is one of many countries that is behind on hitting key climate goals. Read more