#Drought

  • 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: Hunger is Driving Central Americans to Cross The U.S. Border
    Food & Hunger

    Hunger is Driving Central Americans to Cross The U.S. Border

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Aug. 24, 2017

    Many of those trying to cross are under the age of 16. Read more

  • Article: Drought in Kenya Is Forcing Girls Into Prostitution to Feed Their Families, UN Says
    Girls & Women

    Drought in Kenya Is Forcing Girls Into Prostitution to Feed Their Families, UN Says

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 23, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Sexual assault and violence are common during humanitarian crises. Read more

  • Article: Nearly 73,000 Children in Kenya Are Malnourished and Need Urgent Food Aid
    Food & Hunger

    Nearly 73,000 Children in Kenya Are Malnourished and Need Urgent Food Aid

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 22, 2017

    If aid isn’t delivered, children will die from hunger. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Has Been Linked to 59,300 Farmer Suicides in India, Study Says
    Environment

    Climate Change Has Been Linked to 59,300 Farmer Suicides in India, Study Says

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 1, 2017

    It's an epidemic of suicide. Read more

  • Article: The Planet Will Face Major Water Shortages by 2050, UN Chief Warns
    Environment

    The Planet Will Face Major Water Shortages by 2050, UN Chief Warns

    By Joe McCarthy|June 8, 2017

    “Water, peace and security are inextricably linked.” Read more

  • Article: Your Doctor Might Start Warning You About Climate Change — Here’s Why
    Health

    Your Doctor Might Start Warning You About Climate Change — Here’s Why

    By Joe McCarthy|April 18, 2017

    Don’t smoke, don’t drink, and don’t contribute to climate change. Read more

  • Article: These 45 Restaurants Are Donating Half of Their Profits to Victims of Drought in Somalia
    Food & Hunger

    These 45 Restaurants Are Donating Half of Their Profits to Victims of Drought in Somalia

    By Phineas Rueckert|April 7, 2017

    “I’m a human being, I’m a humanitarian, I’m a Somali, and I feel the pain of those people.” Read more