#Current events

  • Article: Coldplay Won't Tour New Album Until They Figure Out How to Be Carbon Neutral

    Coldplay Won't Tour New Album Until They Figure Out How to Be Carbon Neutral

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 21, 2019

    “How can we harness the resources our tour creates and make it have a positive impact?” Read more

  • Article: Germany Reclassifies Tampons as 'Necessary' Instead of a 'Luxury'

    Germany Reclassifies Tampons as 'Necessary' Instead of a 'Luxury'

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 13, 2019

    The tax will fall from 19% to 7%. Read more

  • Article: 600 Elephants to Get Relocated as Severe Drought Ravages Zimbabwe

    600 Elephants to Get Relocated as Severe Drought Ravages Zimbabwe

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 12, 2019

    “Almost every animal is being affected.” Read more

  • Article: The Gambia Sues Myanmar for Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

    The Gambia Sues Myanmar for Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

    From Voice of America|Nov. 12, 2019

    The UN has called the atrocities "a textbook case" of ethnic cleansing. Read more

  • Article: 4 Things the Winner of the First Cisco Youth Leadership Award Has Learned

    4 Things the Winner of the First Cisco Youth Leadership Award Has Learned

    By Joe McCarthy|Cisco|Nov. 12, 2019

    “We have proven that it’s possible to feed a continent. Next stop — 1 million kids a day.” Read more

  • Article: Endangered Whales Are Being Killed by Fishing Gear. New Technology Could Change That.

    Endangered Whales Are Being Killed by Fishing Gear. New Technology Could Change That.

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 8, 2019

    There are only about 400 North Atlantic right whales left in the world. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand Vows to Stop Emitting Carbon by 2050

    New Zealand Vows to Stop Emitting Carbon by 2050

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 7, 2019

    “Climate change is the defining long-term issue of our generation.” Read more

  • Article: Heineken Is Replacing Its Plastic Six-Pack Rings With Eco-Friendly Cardboard

    Heineken Is Replacing Its Plastic Six-Pack Rings With Eco-Friendly Cardboard

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 7, 2019

    This will eliminate 517 tons of plastic annually. Read more