#Current events

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Article: Obama Appears at Mayor’s Summit to Urge Climate Action
    Environment

    Obama Appears at Mayor’s Summit to Urge Climate Action

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 6, 2017

    It was the latest in a series of post-office appearances from the former president. Read more