adaptation

Perceiving a gap in the resources available to individuals and organizations concerned about the gendered experiences
of climate change, GGCA commissioned this literature review in early 2016 in order to provide the most up-to- date assessment of the current evidence base illustrating how vulnerability to climate change and climate adaptation decisions vary by gender. This is […]

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A Roots for the Future Brief — Promoting Resilience, Rights and Resources: Gender-responsive adaptation across sectors

While mitigation efforts aim to reduce the causes of climate change (e.g., by addressing deforestation and advancing renewable energy), adaptation efforts attempt to address the impacts of climate change, such as droughts, floods, sea level rise, and intensified natural disasters, on people, structures and ecosystems. As climate continues to rapidly change in unprecedented ways, adaptation response is […]

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Women, particularly those in developing countries, are on the frontlines of climate change. One of the focus of the UNFCCC Momentum for Change initiative is “Women for Results” that showcases women leadership on climate action around the world. Lorena Aguilar, Global Senior Gender Adviser, IUCN, speaks at Momentum for Change: Women for Results event at […]

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At the time of the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA) inception, there was no organized movement to address gendered impacts of climate change at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Through ongoing commitment, time, and energy on the part of the four founding members, an expanded GGCA steering committee, Secretariat, and […]

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