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: Literally Everything You Need to Know About Attending the 2019 Global Citizen Festival

    Literally Everything You Need to Know About Attending the 2019 Global Citizen Festival

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Phineas Rueckert|Sept. 19, 2019

    All your questions, answered. Read more

  2. Article: Millions of Children in Emergencies Are Denied an Education. But That Can Change.
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    Millions of Children in Emergencies Are Denied an Education. But That Can Change.

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 17, 2019

    The consequences of so many kids missing out on school go far beyond lost geography terms. Read more

  3. Feature: 5 Growing Environmental Health Threats That You Need to Know
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    5 Growing Environmental Health Threats That You Need to Know

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 16, 2019

    In the decades ahead, millions of more people could be put at risk. Read more

  4. Article: Youth Activism Will Get the Spotlight at This Year's Climate Week NYC
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    Youth Activism Will Get the Spotlight at This Year's Climate Week NYC

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 12, 2019

    You can attend hundreds of climate-oriented events the week of Sept. 23. Read more

  5. Article: The Great Green Wall Is the Type of Utopian Project That Could Save the Planet
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    The Great Green Wall Is the Type of Utopian Project That Could Save the Planet

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 11, 2019

    While other walls divide people, this initiative is bringing people together. Read more

  6. Article: The Green Climate Fund Is Trying to Save the World From Catastrophe
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    The Green Climate Fund Is Trying to Save the World From Catastrophe

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 10, 2019

    It's proving that multilateral organizations work. Read more

  7. Article: 10 Things We Learned About Greta Thunberg From Her Interview With Naomi Klein

    10 Things We Learned About Greta Thunberg From Her Interview With Naomi Klein

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 10, 2019

    “I don’t know how many laugh attacks I’ve had just watching these tweets.” Read more

  8. Article: Usher Calls for End to Cash Bail at LA Premiere of 'ACTIVATE: The Global Citizen Movement'

    Usher Calls for End to Cash Bail at LA Premiere of 'ACTIVATE: The Global Citizen Movement'

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 5, 2019

    The new six-part documentary series premieres Sept. 5. Read more

  9. Article: 23 Million Pounds of Plastic Removed From Beaches in Unprecedented Cleanup

    23 Million Pounds of Plastic Removed From Beaches in Unprecedented Cleanup

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 4, 2019

    “We are seeing this organic groundswell of global concern, awareness, and outrage.” Read more

  10. Article: Verizon Is Helping Under-Resourced Students Succeed Using Robotics, Virtual Reality, and More
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    Verizon Is Helping Under-Resourced Students Succeed Using Robotics, Virtual Reality, and More

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 3, 2019|Verizon

    “At Verizon, it’s our mission to use technology to enable people.” Read more