gender Archives - State of the Planet

Women may Bear the Brunt of Climate Change’s Impacts

The effects of climate change aren’t equitable from a gender perspective; women are generally disproportionately impacted by climate change in comparison to their male counterparts.

by |August 17, 2017

The Gendered Role of Climate Change

Globally, women are disproportionately affected by rising seas, too much or too little rainfall, and storm surges, all as a result of a changing climate.

by |July 13, 2017

Gifts Support Gender Equality and the Millennium Cities Initiative

Two new $50,000 gifts are supporting the Earth Institute’s crucial work in mid-sized cities in sub-Saharan Africa through the Millennium Cities Initiative, promoting research on gender issues through our center in West Africa dedicated to achieving the Millennium Development Goals, and providing unrestricted support for the Earth Institute’s most pressing needs. Both gifts are allowing… read more

by |January 26, 2010