#United Nations

  • Article: UN Passes Historic Resolution to Tackle Link Between Conflict and Hunger
    Food & Hunger

    UN Passes Historic Resolution to Tackle Link Between Conflict and Hunger

    By Joe McCarthy|May 24, 2018

    The measure, while seemingly obvious, is monumental. Read more

  • Article: Chess Can Make the World a Smarter Place. Here's How.
    AdvocacyEducation

    Chess Can Make the World a Smarter Place. Here's How.

    By Maya Zaynetdinova|May 17, 2018

    "Education is important around the world because informed people don’t do as many bad things." Read more

  • Article: China Is Spending 3 Times as Much as the US on Renewable Energy
    Environment

    China Is Spending 3 Times as Much as the US on Renewable Energy

    By Joe McCarthy|April 10, 2018

    China gets 26% of electricity from renewables. Read more

  • Article: 2017 Was the Best Year Ever For Solar Power
    Environment

    2017 Was the Best Year Ever For Solar Power

    By Joe McCarthy|April 6, 2018

    China was the driving force behind this surge. Read more

  • Article: Brazil Just Protected 559,000 Square Miles of Ocean From Fishing and Mining
    Environment

    Brazil Just Protected 559,000 Square Miles of Ocean From Fishing and Mining

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 29, 2018

    The reserves are home to immense biodiversity. Read more

  • Article: 5 Ridiculous Refugee Policies You Should Know About
    Citizenship

    5 Ridiculous Refugee Policies You Should Know About

    By Chris Gelardi|March 20, 2018

    The worst refugee crisis since World War II has brought out some countries’ inhospitable sides. Read more

  • Article: Over Half the World Could Face Water Shortages by 2050
    Water & Sanitation

    Over Half the World Could Face Water Shortages by 2050

    By Joe McCarthy|March 19, 2018

    The world is at a turning point. Read more

  • Article: Enlist Nature to Help Quench World's Growing Thirst, Says UN Report
    Water & Sanitation

    Enlist Nature to Help Quench World's Growing Thirst, Says UN Report

    March 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    By 2050, five billion people are slated to be living in areas with poor access to water. Read more