Most Recent Content from: Joe McCarthy

  • Article: The World Will Recover From COVID-19 Faster If Countries Avoid Hoarding Vaccines: WHO

    The World Will Recover From COVID-19 Faster If Countries Avoid Hoarding Vaccines: WHO

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 7, 2020

    “No country will be safe, until we’re all safe.” Read more

  • Feature: The Voting Rights Act Passed 55 Years Ago. Voting Rights Are Still Under Attack.

    The Voting Rights Act Passed 55 Years Ago. Voting Rights Are Still Under Attack.

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 6, 2020

    Voter suppression tactics still exist in the US. Read more

  • Article: Rising Temperatures Could Kill More People Than All Infectious Diseases Combined: Study

    Rising Temperatures Could Kill More People Than All Infectious Diseases Combined: Study

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 4, 2020

    Countries invest in disease prevention. Why not invest in climate action, too? Read more

  • Article: 800 Million Children Face Dangerous Lead Poisoning Globally: UN

    800 Million Children Face Dangerous Lead Poisoning Globally: UN

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 3, 2020

    “Lead silently wreaks havoc on children’s health and development.” Read more

  • Feature: Countries Are Lagging Far Behind Goals to Protect Land and Ocean Ecosystems: SDG Report

    Countries Are Lagging Far Behind Goals to Protect Land and Ocean Ecosystems: SDG Report

    By Joe McCarthy|July 28, 2020

    “Decades of irresponsible exploitation have led to an alarming level of degradation.” Read more

  • Article: Yusuf / Cat Stevens' New Music Video Explores Plastic Pollution Through Poignant Claymation

    Yusuf / Cat Stevens' New Music Video Explores Plastic Pollution Through Poignant Claymation

    By Joe McCarthy|July 24, 2020

    The updated video for his ‘70s song “Where Will the Children Play?” was directed by Chris Hopewell. Read more

  • Article: Methane Leak in Antarctic Sea Floor Prompts Fears of Climate Tipping Points

    Methane Leak in Antarctic Sea Floor Prompts Fears of Climate Tipping Points

    By Joe McCarthy|July 24, 2020

    Methane is a far more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide. Read more

  • Article: How Refugees in Uganda's Nakivale Settlement Are Fighting COVID-19

    How Refugees in Uganda's Nakivale Settlement Are Fighting COVID-19

    By Joe McCarthy|July 22, 2020

    They’re making essential supplies and debunking misinformation. Read more