About Joe McCarthy

Joe McCarthy is a Staff Writer at Global Citizen. He studied creative writing at Southern Connecticut State University and now writes about environmental issues and global events.

Stories

  1. Article: Bryan Stevenson Wants Americans to Finally Confront Racism

    Bryan Stevenson Wants Americans to Finally Confront Racism

    By Joe McCarthy|Cisco|Jan. 17, 2020

    The lawyer and author is working to transform the criminal justice system. Read more

  2. Article: Impossible Foods Unveils Meatless Pork and Sausage for More Plant-Based Alternatives

    Impossible Foods Unveils Meatless Pork and Sausage for More Plant-Based Alternatives

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 10, 2020

    The “pork,” which will debut at Burger King, could also become a hit in China. Read more

  3. Article: Yemen Once Again Ranked as Worst Humanitarian Crisis in the World

    Yemen Once Again Ranked as Worst Humanitarian Crisis in the World

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 9, 2020

    “The people of Yemen need humanitarian relief now.” Read more

  4. Article: Amazon Rainforest Fires Increased by 30% in 2019

    Amazon Rainforest Fires Increased by 30% in 2019

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 9, 2020

    Losing the Amazon rainforest would have a devastating effect on the global environment. Read more

  5. Article: Tiny Island Nation of Vanuatu Pledges Millions to Help Australian Firefighters

    Tiny Island Nation of Vanuatu Pledges Millions to Help Australian Firefighters

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 8, 2020

    The country receives $66.2 million in Australian foreign aid each year. Read more

  6. Article: 5 Ways to Help in the Aftermath of the Puerto Rico Earthquakes

    5 Ways to Help in the Aftermath of the Puerto Rico Earthquakes

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 8, 2020

    The US territory is still recovering from Hurricane Maria. Read more

  7. Article: India Just Faced Its Hottest Decade in Recorded History

    India Just Faced Its Hottest Decade in Recorded History

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 7, 2020

    The impact of climate change is “unmistakable.” Read more

  8. Article: Iranian Americans Report Being Detained at US-Canada Border for 10 Hours

    Iranian Americans Report Being Detained at US-Canada Border for 10 Hours

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 6, 2020

    Civil rights experts warn of the potential for civil rights abuses. Read more

  9. Article: Joaquin Phoenix Urges Celebrities to Forgo Private Jets in Golden Globe Speech

    Joaquin Phoenix Urges Celebrities to Forgo Private Jets in Golden Globe Speech

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 6, 2020

    “We have to take that responsibility on ourselves and make sacrifices.” Read more

  10. Article: 14 Photos That Show the Devastating Impacts of Australia's Bushfires

    14 Photos That Show the Devastating Impacts of Australia's Bushfires

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Jan. 3, 2020

    "If you don't need to be in the area, you need to leave.” Read more