At the May 2018 Adaptation Community Meeting, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Gender Office presented on its experience developing and implementing innovative, participatory methodologies to promote gender-responsive adaptation and resilience across sectors.
The paper aims to discuss in general the role geothermal energy should play in mitigation and adaptation to climate change in Kenya and how its utilization can meet different gender economic requirements at the micro-level.
Climate change is more than an environmental issue. Many of its consequences are social, economic and humanitarian. In the United States, though the impacts of climate change will be felt by all, it will not affect all equally. Those with the least access to resources face inexorable challenges to mitigate and adapt to climate changes. […]
There is growing recognition that by empowering women to actively participate in reducing emissions and strengthening community resilience, climate change projects become more successful, more sustainable, and more equitable. This publication aims to provide trainers, practitioners, and policy makers of environment and gender mainstreaming agencies an understanding of key concepts and approaches to gender-responsive mitigation […]
Climate change poses major global challenges, but its implications for lives and livelihoods in Vietnam are very local. The impacts of climate change are, to a significant degree, determined by the fulfilment of rights and the distribution of resources and power among people, at home and in the community. Gender is a critical factor in […]
This guidebook, produced by CARE International, provides multiple stakeholders with direction and tools for initializing analysis of climate change vulnerability and adaptation capacity as preliminary measures for project development. Emphasis is placed on community knowledge and participation, with recognition and engagement of particularly vulnerable segments of the population, particularly women and other marginalized groups.
This report outlines the action research implemented by the Huairou Commission in collaboration with grassroots women’s groups affiliated with the Community Practitioners Platform. The research examines the realities, actions and gains made in regards to disaster risk reduction and resilience. The report includes case studies in Honduras and Peru.