#Explainer

  • Article: Access to Health Care Around the World Is Not Equal. COVID-19 Proved That.

    Access to Health Care Around the World Is Not Equal. COVID-19 Proved That.

    By Joe McCarthy|June 23, 2020

    The pandemic has exposed the severely underfunded nature of global health care. Read more

  • Article: 11 Big Questions About Beating COVID-19 You Might Be Too Embarrassed to Ask

    11 Big Questions About Beating COVID-19 You Might Be Too Embarrassed to Ask

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 28, 2020

    There’s no such thing as a stupid question. Read more

  • Article: 7 Ways Countries Can Restart Their Economies to Fight Climate Change

    7 Ways Countries Can Restart Their Economies to Fight Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|May 1, 2020

    “We have to choose a new way forward.” Read more

  • Article: Carbon Offsetting: What You Need to Know and How You Can Get Involved

    Carbon Offsetting: What You Need to Know and How You Can Get Involved

    By Joe McCarthy|April 27, 2020

    The challenges, opportunities, and what you can do to help. Read more

  • Article: 5 Climate Action Lessons We Can Learn From the Coronavirus Pandemic

    5 Climate Action Lessons We Can Learn From the Coronavirus Pandemic

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 1, 2020

    The world is showing it can work together to overcome a crisis. Read more

  • Article: Get the Facts: 12 Common Coronavirus Myths, Busted

    Get the Facts: 12 Common Coronavirus Myths, Busted

    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