About Jasper Lo

Jasper is an editorial intern at Global Citizen. He spent four years in the US Army as an Armor Officer and is currently a dual-degree graduate student at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs and School of Journalism. Jasper is originally from Queens, New York.

Stories

  1. Article: Forest Growth Accelerates When Human Well-Being Rises, Study Shows
    Environment

    Forest Growth Accelerates When Human Well-Being Rises, Study Shows

    By Jasper Lo|May 21, 2018

    The study found that the well-being of humanity and the planet are connected. Read more

  2. Article: New Tech Will Change the World, But Not Without Risks, UN Report Says
    Finance & Innovation

    New Tech Will Change the World, But Not Without Risks, UN Report Says

    By Jasper Lo|May 17, 2018

    Cutting-edge technologies could increase progress toward achieving the Global Goals. Read more

  3. Article: Greece Passes Controversial Bill to Reduce Overcrowding in Refugee Camps
    Citizenship

    Greece Passes Controversial Bill to Reduce Overcrowding in Refugee Camps

    By Jasper Lo|May 16, 2018

    The bill would speed up the asylum process, but confine refugees to the Greek islands. Read more

  4. Article: This Solar-Powered Device Turns Air Into Water
    Water & Sanitation

    This Solar-Powered Device Turns Air Into Water

    By Jasper Lo|May 15, 2018

    The device could offer a safe water solution for people living off the grid. Read more

  5. Article: The SDGs: Here's What Kanye's Latest Tweet Means
    Citizenship

    The SDGs: Here's What Kanye's Latest Tweet Means

    By Jasper Lo|May 15, 2018

    Kanye West’s tweet has everyone searching for its meaning. Read more

  6. Article: These Female Afghan Coders Created a Game About Saving Electricity
    Girls & Women

    These Female Afghan Coders Created a Game About Saving Electricity

    By Jasper Lo|May 10, 2018

    "More Attention" players unplug unncessary appliances to save energy. Read more

  7. Article: Scientist in India Develops One-Step Water Contamination Test
    Water & Sanitation

    Scientist in India Develops One-Step Water Contamination Test

    By Jasper Lo|May 10, 2018

    The foolproof device could save millions of lives. Read more

  8. Article: Scientists Discovered a Dead Zone the Size of Florida in the Gulf of Oman
    Environment

    Scientists Discovered a Dead Zone the Size of Florida in the Gulf of Oman

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Jasper Lo|May 8, 2018

    But the damage doesn’t have to be permanent. Read more