#Mining

  • Article: The Crazy Reason Greenland Is Rooting for Climate Change
    Environment

    The Crazy Reason Greenland Is Rooting for Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|May 4, 2018

    “Greenlanders are very good at seeing new opportunities.” Read more

  • Article: Indigenous People Just Won a Major Battle Against Mining Companies in Ecuador
    Environment

    Indigenous People Just Won a Major Battle Against Mining Companies in Ecuador

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 22, 2017

    There’s still a lot of work to do. Read more

  • Article: The US Just Withdrew from a Global Anti-Corruption Pact
    Finance & Innovation

    The US Just Withdrew from a Global Anti-Corruption Pact

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 3, 2017

    The group was a watchdog for oil, gas, and mining industry corruption. Read more

  • Article: Trump Begins Unraveling Landmark Obama Plan to Reduce Carbon Emissions
    Environment

    Trump Begins Unraveling Landmark Obama Plan to Reduce Carbon Emissions

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 5, 2017

    It was a major campaign promise. Read more

  • Article: Why Environmental Activists Around the World May Be In Danger
    Environment

    Why Environmental Activists Around the World May Be In Danger

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 25, 2017

    Last year was the most deadly year for activists, but 2017 is on track to be similarly violent. Read more

  • Article: The New iPhone Will Set You Back $1,000, But Its Real Cost Is Even Greater
    Environment

    The New iPhone Will Set You Back $1,000, But Its Real Cost Is Even Greater

    By Andrew McMaster|Sept. 13, 2017

    The true cost is measured in its environmental and human impact. Read more

  • Article: Brazil’s President Will Allow the Amazon Rainforest to Be Mined for Gold
    Environment

    Brazil’s President Will Allow the Amazon Rainforest to Be Mined for Gold

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 24, 2017

    "[A] gold rush in the region could create irreversible damage to these cultures." Read more

  • Article: Mining threatens the health of the Gambie River and of the communities that depends on it
    Water & Sanitation

    Mining threatens the health of the Gambie River and of the communities that depends on it

    May 20, 2016|Global Citizen Year

    Gold mining could compromise the river at the center of this Senegalese village Read more