Tag: women in climate change

5 Young Women on the Forefront of Climate Action

Five Young Women on the Forefront of Climate Action Across Europe and Central Asia Women and girls are powerful leaders and change-makers for climate adaptation and mitigation and must be included in the design and implementation of climate action. Without their leadership, knowledge and participation in climate responses today, it is unlikely that solutions for a sustainable planet and gender-equal…

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African Women Show Why Gender Justice = Climate Justice

A women’s group led by Amy Thior (dressed in yellow) plant mangrove trees for climate adaptation on … [+] INA MAKOSI FOR ACTIONAID U.K. Women and girls are bearing the brunt of brutal climate impacts in the developing world, they also hold the key to taking decisive action against climate change and building resilience against its effects.  “We’ve seen that in all…

Women Leaders Take Stage at Global Climate Ambition Summit

By Madeline Hislop At a global climate ambition summit over the weekend, women leaders from around the world made their mark, highlighting the urgency of effective climate action. Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley told the virtual Climate Ambition Summit 2020, that other countries’ climate ambition will determine the fate of Barbados and other island nations that are vulnerable to global…