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: Renewable Sector Is Hiring 12 Times Faster Than Rest of US Economy
    Environment

    Renewable Sector Is Hiring 12 Times Faster Than Rest of US Economy

    By Joe McCarthy| April 25, 2017

    If jobs are the goal, solar is the way forward. Read more

  2. Article: Adidas Is Making 1 Million Running Shoes Out of Ocean Plastic Waste
    Environment

    Adidas Is Making 1 Million Running Shoes Out of Ocean Plastic Waste

    By Joe McCarthy| April 25, 2017

    The start of a revolution. Read more

  3. Article: Why Cities May Be the Key to Stopping Climate Change
    Finance & Innovation

    Why Cities May Be the Key to Stopping Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy| April 25, 2017

    Cities are the economic engines of the world. Read more

  4. Article: Google’s 3D Time Lapse of Earth Shows Shocking Effects of Climate Change
    Environment

    Google’s 3D Time Lapse of Earth Shows Shocking Effects of Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy| April 24, 2017

    What will the next 30 years look like? Read more

  5. Article: US Citizens Say They Actually Want to See More Syrian Refugees Allowed into Country
    Citizenship

    US Citizens Say They Actually Want to See More Syrian Refugees Allowed into Country

    By Joe McCarthy| April 21, 2017

    Some people embrace refugees more than others. Read more

  6. Article: Robots Are Racist and Sexist Because So Are the Humans They're Learning From
    Finance & Innovation

    Robots Are Racist and Sexist Because So Are the Humans They're Learning From

    By Joe McCarthy| April 20, 2017

    “This is showing we’re prejudiced and that AI is learning it.” Read more

  7. Article: Arctic Waters Could Soon Be Choked by Plastic, Expert Warns
    Environment

    Arctic Waters Could Soon Be Choked by Plastic, Expert Warns

    By Joe McCarthy| April 19, 2017

    "[There's] five plastic grocery bags filled with plastic for every foot of coastline in the world." Read more

  8. Article: This Women-Led Mosque Wants to End Gender Discrimination in Islam
    Girls & Women

    This Women-Led Mosque Wants to End Gender Discrimination in Islam

    By Joe McCarthy| April 19, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    "Islam is about social justice." Read more

  9. Feature: Climate Change Refugees
    FeatureEnvironment

    Climate Change Refugees

    By Joe McCarthy| April 18, 2017

    How a Tiny Alaska Town Is Leading the Way on Climate Change Read more

  10. Article: ‘This Is the Year’: An Alaska Town Hopes, Prays, to Catch a Whale
    Food & Hunger

    ‘This Is the Year’: An Alaska Town Hopes, Prays, to Catch a Whale

    By Joe McCarthy| April 18, 2017

    For Alaska’s indigenous people, whaling is a way of life. Read more

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