#Explainer

  • Article: Coronavirus Myths: 12 Facts Every Global Citizen Should Know

    Coronavirus Myths: 12 Facts Every Global Citizen Should Know

    By Joe McCarthy|March 18, 2020

    Preventing the spread of misinformation can help prevent the spread of the virus itself. Read more

  • Article: 6 Reasons Gender Equality Is Crucial to Achieving the UN’s Global Goals

    6 Reasons Gender Equality Is Crucial to Achieving the UN’s Global Goals

    By Joe McCarthy|March 16, 2020

    Empowering women boosts economies, fights climate change, and improves health care systems. Read more

  • Article: The 1995 Beijing Declaration Promised Gender Equality — But It Has Fallen Short

    The 1995 Beijing Declaration Promised Gender Equality — But It Has Fallen Short

    By Joe McCarthy|March 10, 2020

    The document, written 25 years ago, is startlingly relevant today. Read more

  • Article: 90% of People Around the World Are Biased Against Women: Report

    90% of People Around the World Are Biased Against Women: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|March 6, 2020

    These deeply rooted perceptions prevent women from achieving full equality. Read more

  • Article: Why Climate Change Disproportionately Affects Women

    Why Climate Change Disproportionately Affects Women

    By Joe McCarthy|March 5, 2020

    Climate change deepens existing inequalities. Read more

  • Article: This Company Is Sucking Carbon From the Air and Making Soda With It

    This Company Is Sucking Carbon From the Air and Making Soda With It

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 24, 2020

    Carbon removal is increasingly seen as a vital part of any climate solution. Read more

  • Article: Why Climate Change and Poverty Are Inextricably Linked

    Why Climate Change and Poverty Are Inextricably Linked

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 19, 2020

    Fighting one problem helps mitigate the other. Read more

  • Feature: This Organization Is Empowering Millions of Small Farmers to Fight Hunger and Lift Themselves Out of Poverty
    FeatureAdvocacyFood & Hunger

    This Organization Is Empowering Millions of Small Farmers to Fight Hunger and Lift Themselves Out of Poverty

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|Feb. 9, 2020

    Investing in rural communities is key to building peace and prosperity. Read more