About Joe McCarthy

Joe McCarthy is a Content Creator at Global Citizen. He believes apathy is the biggest threat to creating a more just world and tries his hardest to stay open-minded and curious. Living in New York keeps him aware of how interconnected our world is, how every action has ripples.

Joe's latest stories
  1. Article: Trump Looks to Undo Regulation Meant to Protect Water for 117 Million People
    Water & Sanitation

    Trump Looks to Undo Regulation Meant to Protect Water for 117 Million People

    By Joe McCarthy| June 28, 2017

    Environmentalists are furious. Read more

  2. Article: Why You Should Absolutely Never Use a Plastic Straw Again
    Environment

    Why You Should Absolutely Never Use a Plastic Straw Again

    By Joe McCarthy| June 27, 2017

    It’s not as hard as you think. Read more

  3. Article: Mike Bloomberg Commits $200M to Help Cities Fight Climate Change & Urgent Issues
    Finance & Innovation

    Mike Bloomberg Commits $200M to Help Cities Fight Climate Change & Urgent Issues

    By Joe McCarthy| June 26, 2017

    “We’re moving to a different model in this country, and it’s really going to be nonideological.” Read more

  4. Article: 250+ Bipartisan Mayors Commit to 100% Renewable Energy by 2035
    Environment

    250+ Bipartisan Mayors Commit to 100% Renewable Energy by 2035

    By Joe McCarthy| June 26, 2017

    The US might meet its Paris climate agreement promises after all. Read more

  5. Article: France’s Macron Begins Fight for Global Right to a Clean Environment
    Environment

    France’s Macron Begins Fight for Global Right to a Clean Environment

    By Joe McCarthy| June 26, 2017

    And he’s getting a little help from Arnold Schwarzenegger. Read more

  6. Article: Vancouver Wants to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Disposable Coffee Cups
    Environment

    Vancouver Wants to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Disposable Coffee Cups

    By Joe McCarthy| June 23, 2017

    This would be a major win for the environment. Read more

  7. Article: Trump Administration Paves Way for Hunting Previously Endangered Grizzly Bears
    Environment

    Trump Administration Paves Way for Hunting Previously Endangered Grizzly Bears

    By Joe McCarthy| June 23, 2017

    Wildlife advocates say the move is premature. Read more

  8. Article: Girl Scouts Add a New Leadership Goal — Cybersecurity
    Girls & Women

    Girl Scouts Add a New Leadership Goal — Cybersecurity

    By Joe McCarthy| June 22, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    In 2016, 11% of cybersecurity experts were women. Read more

  9. Article: This Volcano Scientist Is Running for Office to Fight Trump’s Anti-Climate Actions
    Environment

    This Volcano Scientist Is Running for Office to Fight Trump’s Anti-Climate Actions

    By Joe McCarthy| June 22, 2017

    This is part of a much broader trend. Read more

  10. Article: This Heartbreaking Photo Series Shows Who Opioid Addicts in West Virginia Really Are
    Health

    This Heartbreaking Photo Series Shows Who Opioid Addicts in West Virginia Really Are

    By Joe McCarthy| June 21, 2017

    More people die from overdoses in the state than anywhere else in the US. Read more

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