#Explainer

  • Article: 6 Ways Green Roofs Protect Cities From Climate Change

    6 Ways Green Roofs Protect Cities From Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 10, 2019

    From fighting heat waves to stopping floods. Read more

  • Article: Millions of Children in Emergencies Are Denied an Education. But That Can Change.
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    Millions of Children in Emergencies Are Denied an Education. But That Can Change.

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 17, 2019

    The consequences of so many kids missing out on school go far beyond lost geography terms. Read more

  • Feature: 5 Growing Environmental Health Threats That You Need to Know
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    5 Growing Environmental Health Threats That You Need to Know

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 16, 2019

    In the decades ahead, millions of more people could be put at risk. Read more

  • Article: The Green Climate Fund Is Trying to Save the World From Catastrophe
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    The Green Climate Fund Is Trying to Save the World From Catastrophe

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 10, 2019

    It's proving that multilateral organizations work. Read more

  • Article: 7 Staggering Facts From the UN's New Report on Hunger

    7 Staggering Facts From the UN's New Report on Hunger

    By Joe McCarthy|July 15, 2019

    After years of progress, the fight against hunger faces huge setbacks. Read more

  • Article: 5 Ways to Have a Plastic-Free Fourth of July

    5 Ways to Have a Plastic-Free Fourth of July

    By Joe McCarthy|July 2, 2019

    Independence Day doesn’t have to be so unsustainable. Read more

  • Article: 7 Things You Should Know About the Crisis in Venezuela

    7 Things You Should Know About the Crisis in Venezuela

    By Carmen SingerErica Sanchez  and  Joe McCarthy|May 1, 2019

    A crisis that began nearly a decade ago gets worse by the day. Read more

  • Article: $2.6 Trillion Is Lost to Corruption Every Year — And It Hurts the Poor the Most

    $2.6 Trillion Is Lost to Corruption Every Year — And It Hurts the Poor the Most

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 11, 2018

    “I call on leaders everywhere to listen.” Read more