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Climate Change Women

Taking Climate Action for, and With, Women

Laurent Fabius | Posted 03.11.2015 | Green
Laurent Fabius

Women are the primary victims of climate change, for it is poor communities who suffer the worst of its impacts, and women make up 70 percent of those in poverty throughout the world. As a result, they are, and will continue to be, the most heavily affected. But as the primary victims of climate change, women are also often the main source of solutions.

Global Warming Disproportionately Affects the Lives of Women, Even in Highly Developed Countries

Parker Liautaud | Posted 11.19.2014 | Green
Parker Liautaud

In the difficult aftermath of extreme weather events, higher rates of physical violence against women also often occur, notably in two of the most economically developed countries in the world: the United States and Australia.

Cruz Cuts Out Climate Change Reference

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has nixed a provision in a routine Senate resolution commemorating International Women's Day, reported Gail Collins of the New...

Girls' Life in the Changing Climate: Stories From the North of Pakistan

Asif Iqbal | Posted 05.12.2012 | Green
Asif Iqbal

As the world celebrated International Women's Day, my thinking goes back to the time of my childhood I spent in my remote village. It is hard to imagine that girls of this part of the developing world still fetch water instead of going to schools.