#Current events

  • Article: CEOs and Unions Come Together to Back Paris Climate Agreement

    CEOs and Unions Come Together to Back Paris Climate Agreement

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 3, 2019

    “We stand with the 77% of registered American voters.” Read more

  • Article: 'Man-Made Starvation' Threatens Half of Zimbabwe's Population

    'Man-Made Starvation' Threatens Half of Zimbabwe's Population

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 3, 2019

    An estimated 90% of children between 6 months and 2 years old need immediate food aid. Read more

  • Article: 1.3 Billion People With Disabilities Are at Risk of Being Left Behind. We Can Do Better.
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    1.3 Billion People With Disabilities Are at Risk of Being Left Behind. We Can Do Better.

    By Edward Ndopu|Dec. 3, 2019

    "My mother was told I wouldn’t live beyond five." Read more

  • Article: 5 Things Countries Can Do Immediately to Significantly Lower Emissions

    5 Things Countries Can Do Immediately to Significantly Lower Emissions

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 27, 2019

    “We need quick wins.” Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Raise $2.6 Billion in Final Push to Eradicate Polio Once and for All
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    World Leaders Raise $2.6 Billion in Final Push to Eradicate Polio Once and for All

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 22, 2019

    “As long as polio virus still exists in any part of the world, all children are at risk.” Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Is Making Somalia's Crops Toxic

    Climate Change Is Making Somalia's Crops Toxic

    From Voice of America|Nov. 21, 2019

    The most dangerous mycotoxin was over 400 times higher than the level permitted by the EU. Read more

  • 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