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: 600 Elephants to Get Relocated as Severe Drought Ravages Zimbabwe

    600 Elephants to Get Relocated as Severe Drought Ravages Zimbabwe

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 12, 2019

    “Almost every animal is being affected.” Read more

  2. Article: Endangered Whales Are Being Killed by Fishing Gear. New Technology Could Change That.

    Endangered Whales Are Being Killed by Fishing Gear. New Technology Could Change That.

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 8, 2019

    There are only about 400 North Atlantic right whales left in the world. Read more

  3. Article: Ireland’s Foreign Aid Sets an Example That Other Countries Need to Follow

    Ireland’s Foreign Aid Sets an Example That Other Countries Need to Follow

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 8, 2019

    “Ireland is a small country, but we’re trying to make as big an impact as we can.” Read more

  4. Article: New Zealand Vows to Stop Emitting Carbon by 2050

    New Zealand Vows to Stop Emitting Carbon by 2050

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 7, 2019

    “Climate change is the defining long-term issue of our generation.” Read more

  5. Article: Heineken Is Replacing Its Plastic Six-Pack Rings With Eco-Friendly Cardboard

    Heineken Is Replacing Its Plastic Six-Pack Rings With Eco-Friendly Cardboard

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 7, 2019

    This will eliminate 517 tons of plastic annually. Read more

  6. Article: These Zambians Are Promoting More Diverse Diets to Fight Malnutrition

    These Zambians Are Promoting More Diverse Diets to Fight Malnutrition

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Mwandwe Chileshe|Nov. 7, 2019

    They want to end the reign of maize. Read more

  7. Article: WWE Superstar Seth Rollins Backs Gender Equality Because 'Iron Sharpens Iron'

    WWE Superstar Seth Rollins Backs Gender Equality Because 'Iron Sharpens Iron'

    By Joe McCarthy|WWE|Nov. 6, 2019

    Empowering women empowers all of us, highlights ally Rollins. Read more

  8. Article: Sea Levels Will Keep Rising Until at Least 2300

    Sea Levels Will Keep Rising Until at Least 2300

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 6, 2019

    “The bottom line is, no matter how much you emit, you commit to sea level rise.” Read more

  9. Article: Argentina Could Become the Next Dumping Ground for Plastic Waste

    Argentina Could Become the Next Dumping Ground for Plastic Waste

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 1, 2019

    Importing plastic waste is risky business. Read more

  10. Article: How Memes Spurred YouTubers to Raise $8 Million to Plant Trees Worldwide

    How Memes Spurred YouTubers to Raise $8 Million to Plant Trees Worldwide

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 30, 2019

    “We want to take action because doing nothing is how we got here!” Read more