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.

Stories

  1. Article: US Commits $130 Million to Fight Food Crisis in Yemen
    Food & Hunger

    US Commits $130 Million to Fight Food Crisis in Yemen

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 12, 2017

    Yemen is facing one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. Read more

  2. Article: 9 Countries That Gave Us Hope on Climate Change in 2017
    Environment

    9 Countries That Gave Us Hope on Climate Change in 2017

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 11, 2017

    There’s still a LOT more to do. Read more

  3. Article: Protests Erupt in India After 6-Year-Old Tortured and Raped
    Girls & Women

    Protests Erupt in India After 6-Year-Old Tortured and Raped

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 11, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Sexual violence and impunity for perpetrator remain stubborn problems in India. Read more

  4. Article: Fossil Fuel Subsidies Exceed $5 Trillion Annually. Here’s Why
    Finance & Innovation

    Fossil Fuel Subsidies Exceed $5 Trillion Annually. Here’s Why

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 8, 2017

    “It is difficult to think of products that are more harmful to subsidize than fossil fuels.” Read more

  5. Article: Devastating Video of Starving Polar Bear Holds a Much Bigger Story
    Environment

    Devastating Video of Starving Polar Bear Holds a Much Bigger Story

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 8, 2017

    "There is no band aid solution.” Read more

  6. Feature: Experts Say Arctic Drilling Makes Little Sense. So Why Is It Being Pushed?
    FeatureEnvironment

    Experts Say Arctic Drilling Makes Little Sense. So Why Is It Being Pushed?

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 8, 2017|Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

    The rush to privatize public lands by the Trump administration runs counter to widely held beliefs. Read more

  7. Article: 12 Natural Disasters That Broke Our Hearts in 2017
    Environment

    12 Natural Disasters That Broke Our Hearts in 2017

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Dec. 8, 2017

    Climate change may have played a role in most of them. Read more

  8. Article: Ancient Native American Art Could Be Lost Forever – Thanks to Trump's Executive Orders
    Environment

    Ancient Native American Art Could Be Lost Forever – Thanks to Trump's Executive Orders

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 8, 2017

    “They'll destroy irreplaceable pieces of history.” Read more

  9. Article: Mayors Once Again Sidestep Trump to Tackle Major Global Problem
    Citizenship

    Mayors Once Again Sidestep Trump to Tackle Major Global Problem

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 7, 2017

    Cities are increasingly assuming diplomatic responsibilities. Read more

  10. Article: Patagonia Makes Good on Promise to Sue Trump Over Public Lands
    Environment

    Patagonia Makes Good on Promise to Sue Trump Over Public Lands

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 7, 2017

    “We’ve fought to protect these places since we were founded and now we’ll continue that fight." Read more