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: This Startup Is Helping Tunisian Engineers Land Tech Jobs
    Finance & Innovation

    This Startup Is Helping Tunisian Engineers Land Tech Jobs

    By Jasper Lo|Aug. 1, 2018

    Tech companies aren’t facing a talent shortage — they just don’t know where to look. Read more

  2. Article: Egypt Is Building the World's Largest Solar Energy Park
    Finance & Innovation

    Egypt Is Building the World's Largest Solar Energy Park

    By Jasper Lo|July 31, 2018

    The Benban Solar Park will contain up to 41 solar plants and generate 20% of Egypt’s electricity. Read more

  3. Article: This Startup Turns Used Dialysis Filters Into Cheap Water Purifiers
    Water & Sanitation

    This Startup Turns Used Dialysis Filters Into Cheap Water Purifiers

    By Jasper Lo|July 30, 2018

    Around the world, 2.1 billion people don’t have access to clean water. Read more

  4. Article: Japan’s Largest Tech Firm Will Only Use Renewable Energy by 2050
    Environment

    Japan’s Largest Tech Firm Will Only Use Renewable Energy by 2050

    By Jasper Lo|July 26, 2018

    Fujitsu will use green energy in every facility around the world. Read more

  5. Article: Scientists Created a Plastic Wrap Alternative From Seashells and Plants
    Finance & Innovation

    Scientists Created a Plastic Wrap Alternative From Seashells and Plants

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Jasper Lo|July 25, 2018

    This new material has the potential to replace plastic wrap packaging. Read more

  6. Article: Your Burger May Be Grown in a Lab by 2021
    Food & Hunger

    Your Burger May Be Grown in a Lab by 2021

    By Jasper Lo|July 24, 2018

    Companies have already successfully grown meat in labs. Now, they hope to make it more affordable. Read more

  7. Article: 5 Tips to Make This Your Most Sustainable Summer Yet
    Environment

    5 Tips to Make This Your Most Sustainable Summer Yet

    By Jasper Lo|July 20, 2018

    These easy changes mean more guilt-free fun this summer. Read more

  8. Article: Google Is Teaming Up with the UN to Fight Water Loss
    Environment

    Google Is Teaming Up with the UN to Fight Water Loss

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Jasper Lo|July 19, 2018

    The tech giant will create the massive database to help countries reach environmental SDGs. Read more

  9. Article: Canada Has Lost Nearly Half Its Ice Shelves in the Last 16 Years
    Environment

    Canada Has Lost Nearly Half Its Ice Shelves in the Last 16 Years

    By Jasper Lo|July 18, 2018

    Scientists attribute the loss to rising temperatures. Read more

  10. Article: Adidas Pledges to Use Only Recycled Plastics by 2024
    Environment

    Adidas Pledges to Use Only Recycled Plastics by 2024

    By Jasper Lo|July 17, 2018

    The German company is the second-largest sportswear brand in the world. Read more