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Women and Climate Change

Women Must Be Partners And Drivers Of Climate Change Decision-Making

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka | Posted 02.08.2015 | Green
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Millions of women around the world are on the front lines of climate change. The impacts of shifting temperatures, erratic rainfall and extreme weather events touch their lives in direct and profound ways.

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.

Mother's Day: Political Moms Mobilize For Climate Change

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 07.10.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

I reached out to several of the female members of the caucus, on the occasion of Mother's Day, to get their feedback on the importance of amplifying the dangers of climate change, and the role of mothers, grandmothers, and aunts in being vigilant about protecting the planet.