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. He graduated from Southern Connecticut State University.

Stories

  1. Article: Amazon Invests $10 Million to Improve US Recycling Rates
    Finance & Innovation

    Amazon Invests $10 Million to Improve US Recycling Rates

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 18, 2018

    Other major companies are joining the effort as well. Read more

  2. Article: You're Eating 2,000 Microplastics Each Year Through Table Salt: Report
    Environment

    You're Eating 2,000 Microplastics Each Year Through Table Salt: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 18, 2018

    Microplastics pervade the planet. Read more

  3. Article: Subway Commuters in Istanbul Can Now Recycle Bottles for Tickets
    Finance & Innovation

    Subway Commuters in Istanbul Can Now Recycle Bottles for Tickets

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 18, 2018

    Turkey is the most wasteful country in Europe. Read more

  4. Article: Dead Shark Washes Ashore, Neck Bound With Plastic
    Environment

    Dead Shark Washes Ashore, Neck Bound With Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 17, 2018

    The latest grisly example of a marine creature harmed by plastic. Read more

  5. Article: This Beautiful Short Film Shows How Personal Climate Change Is
    Girls & Women

    This Beautiful Short Film Shows How Personal Climate Change Is

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 17, 2018

    Women and girls are most likely to be harmed by climate change. Read more

  6. Article: Bill Gates and Ban Ki-moon Launch Massive Global Effort to Fight Climate Change
    Environment

    Bill Gates and Ban Ki-moon Launch Massive Global Effort to Fight Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 17, 2018

    “We are at a moment of high risk and great promise.” Read more

  7. Article: Radiohead Frontman Thom Yorke Releases Song for Greenpeace's Antarctic Campaign
    Environment

    Radiohead Frontman Thom Yorke Releases Song for Greenpeace's Antarctic Campaign

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 16, 2018

    "There are some places on this planet that are meant to stay raw." Read more

  8. Article: Bugs Are Declining Around the World and Experts Are Terrified
    Environment

    Bugs Are Declining Around the World and Experts Are Terrified

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 16, 2018

    “This is one of the most disturbing articles I have ever read.” Read more

  9. Article: $495.3M Committed to Education at Global Citizen Festival
    ImpactEducation

    $495.3M Committed to Education at Global Citizen Festival

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 16, 2018

    Millions of people are set to be affected. Read more

  10. Article: The Earth Needs 5 Million Years to Recover From Humans: Report
    Environment

    The Earth Needs 5 Million Years to Recover From Humans: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 16, 2018

    “Entire branches of Earth’s evolutionary tree were chopped off.” Read more