For more than two decades, equity has been a central concern for international and national climate policy. Climate change poses the greatest threat to those that are the least responsible – generally people that are already vulnerable to deep-rooted challenges such as poverty. Conversely, those who have contributed the most to climate change have a…Read More
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Environment and Gender: What has changed since 1995?
Following the claims of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), the Earth is the fundamental resource on which people rely for their prosperity and one´s well-being. Although often ignored and downplayed, in many cases gender norms affect the impact of people on the environment, the effect of environmental degradation on people, and finally, access…Read More
Women vulnerabilities to climate change
Climate change is one of the greatest ecological and environmental challenges of our time. It is also an unquestionable encounter to human rights, security, and economic development. The impacts of climate change – floods, drought, extreme weather, increasing diseases and growing food and water insecurity – disproportionately affect the world’s 1.3 billion poor, the majority…Read More