Climate Feminism

There is a mass of information about climate change as any search engine will reveal, so this page will mainly focus on material specifically relevant to women and girls.


HOPE

Red Rebels in York Station 31st October 2022

Rebecca Solnit ‘Ten ways to confront the climate crisis without losing hope’ 18 November 2021: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/nov/18/ten-ways-confront-climate-crisis-without-losing-hope-rebecca-solnit-reconstruction-after-covid


Women’s Environmental Network wen.org.uk
Well-established website useful for facts, history, COP26 information, and for a focus on specific issues in more depth such as air quality and food. The whole website is useful, but this is a good start: Why women and climate change?


She Changes Climate: Started as a UK / International advocacy group to challenge and change the gender inequality in COP26, the website also includes helpful resources on women and climate. https://www.shechangesclimate.org


ENERGIA: “Gender equality and energy access are inextricably linked, and addressing them together can offer multiple development gains, including poverty reduction, food security, health, education, clean water and sanitation, jobs, innovation, reduced inequality, and climate protection.” https://www.energia.org


COP26

Youth rally BBC report: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-59165781

Greta Thunberg speaking about the failure of COP26: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBL7td5sozk

And here’s a simple, if somewhat sceptical, explanation of COP26 : https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/cop26-summit-explained-glasgow-schedule-25306656

Gender Day, 9 November 2021:

Climate Sisters at COP26: creative projects https://www.wen.org.uk/2021/10/19/climate-sisters-at-cop26/


We’ll be delighted to add more relevant links and information; please send your resource with a sentence or two of explanation to help people decide what to read. Email: yorkwomensvoices@gmail.com