#Explainer

  • 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: Why You Should Absolutely Never Use Microbead Soaps Again
    Environment

    Why You Should Absolutely Never Use Microbead Soaps Again

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 20, 2017

    Tiny beads = big problems. Read more

  • Article: 7 Ways You Can Help Undocumented Immigrants Right Now
    Citizenship

    7 Ways You Can Help Undocumented Immigrants Right Now

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Phineas Rueckert|Sept. 6, 2017

    You can make a difference for vulnerable populations. Read more

  • Feature: Millions of Kids Could Be Denied Education if Trump’s Budget Cuts Go Through
    FeatureEducation

    Millions of Kids Could Be Denied Education if Trump’s Budget Cuts Go Through

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 28, 2017

    From Laos to Ukraine, an entire generation may be lost. Read more

  • Article: In 8 Years, Renewable Energy Has Saved 12,700 American Lives, Report Finds
    Environment

    In 8 Years, Renewable Energy Has Saved 12,700 American Lives, Report Finds

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 18, 2017

    The long-term financial benefits are enormous. Read more

  • Article: Canada Can Create 20 Million Jobs If It Invests in Sustainability: Report
    Environment

    Canada Can Create 20 Million Jobs If It Invests in Sustainability: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 15, 2017

    That would cover more than half of the population. Read more

  • Article: Why You Should Absolutely Never Eat Red Meat Again
    Food & Hunger

    Why You Should Absolutely Never Eat Red Meat Again

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 7, 2017

    It no longer makes any sense. Read more