Most Recent Content from: Joe McCarthy

  • Article: Climate Change in South Sudan: Heartbreaking Photo Series Shows True Impact
    Environment

    Climate Change in South Sudan: Heartbreaking Photo Series Shows True Impact

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Oct. 19, 2017

    South Sudan is currently in the grip of a catastrophic famine. Read more

  • Article: 8 Stunning Photos From Diwali, Festival of Lights
    Citizenship

    8 Stunning Photos From Diwali, Festival of Lights

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Oct. 19, 2017

    Diwali comes from the phrase row (avali) of clay lamps (deepa). Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Affected Ancient Egypt, Too — And Led to Its Demise
    Environment

    Climate Change Affected Ancient Egypt, Too — And Led to Its Demise

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 18, 2017

    Building the pyramids was an extraordinary feat. But so is mitigating climate change. Read more

  • Article: 8 Ways Cities Are Fighting Climate Change and Environmental Decay
    Environment

    8 Ways Cities Are Fighting Climate Change and Environmental Decay

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 18, 2017

    Urban areas are doing everything from banning plastic to modernizing garbage collection. Read more

  • Article: Here’s How Much Food Really Costs for People Around the World
    Food & Hunger

    Here’s How Much Food Really Costs for People Around the World

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 18, 2017

    For millions of people around the world, a simple plate of food is a luxury. Read more

  • Article: Islamic Centre in Dublin Is Sheltering Homeless as Powerful Hurricane Hits Ireland
    Citizenship

    Islamic Centre in Dublin Is Sheltering Homeless as Powerful Hurricane Hits Ireland

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 17, 2017

    “It’s the minimum that we can do as humanitarians.” Read more

  • Article: Plants Are Getting Bigger and Storing More Carbon, Study Finds
    Environment

    Plants Are Getting Bigger and Storing More Carbon, Study Finds

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 16, 2017

    Scientists don’t yet know if there’s a limit to this benefit. Read more

  • Article: How This Weekend’s Terror Attack in Somalia Is Linked to Poverty
    Citizenship

    How This Weekend’s Terror Attack in Somalia Is Linked to Poverty

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 16, 2017

    The Shabab both exploits and worsens poverty. Read more