#Current events

  • Article: New Zealand's PM Called for a Global Fight Against Racism. What Would That Look Like?
    Citizenship

    New Zealand's PM Called for a Global Fight Against Racism. What Would That Look Like?

    By Joe McCarthy|March 21, 2019

    It starts with acknowledging the deep roots of racism. Read more

  • Article: Judge's Historic Ruling Says US Can't Drill on Public Lands Without Climate Change Review
    Environment

    Judge's Historic Ruling Says US Can't Drill on Public Lands Without Climate Change Review

    By Joe McCarthy|March 21, 2019

    “We need to make radically different decisions across the board.” Read more

  • Article: 4 Ways You Can Help the Victims of Cyclone Idai
    Citizenship

    4 Ways You Can Help the Victims of Cyclone Idai

    By Joe McCarthy|March 20, 2019

    The relief effort will take months and even years. Read more

  • Article: There's a Disaster in Southern Africa You Probably Haven't Heard About
    Citizenship

    There's a Disaster in Southern Africa You Probably Haven't Heard About

    By Joe McCarthy|March 19, 2019

    Mozambique’s president said the death toll could reach 1,000. Read more

  • Article: 'The Science Is Clear': Declining Environment Will Kill Millions Each Year, UN Says
    Health

    'The Science Is Clear': Declining Environment Will Kill Millions Each Year, UN Says

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 19, 2019

    Water contamination alone will cause millions of premature deaths. Read more

  • Article: Whale Found With 88 Pounds of Plastic in Stomach Shows Urgency of Zero Waste Movement
    Environment

    Whale Found With 88 Pounds of Plastic in Stomach Shows Urgency of Zero Waste Movement

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 18, 2019

    Only China and Indonesia dump more plastic into the oceans than the Philippines. Read more

  • Article: This Artist Turned Thousands of Plastic Straws Into Stunning Ocean Waves
    Environment

    This Artist Turned Thousands of Plastic Straws Into Stunning Ocean Waves

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 18, 2019

    The installation highlights the problem of plastic pollution. Read more

  • Feature: Youth Leaders Tell Us Why They're Skipping School for Climate Action
    FeatureEnvironment

    Youth Leaders Tell Us Why They're Skipping School for Climate Action

    By Joe McCarthy|March 15, 2019

    “We need to capitalize on all this optimism.” Read more