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At UN Climate Talks, Highly Trained Women Play Critical Role

At UN Climate Talks, Highly Trained Women Play Critical Role

| December 12, 2011

Two decades after first joining together to make their voices heard at the Earth Summit in Rio, women environmental leaders continue to make progress at the recent UN conference, though it produced only limited gains on climate change. More »

The Arms Race Intrudes on a South Korean Paradise

| August 8, 2011

Women’s Response to Chile Earthquake Immediate and Ongoing

Women’s Response to Chile Earthquake Immediate and Ongoing

| July 8, 2010

Journalist and human rights specialist Maxine Lowy reports that women's advocates have expanded their focus to help women rebuild their communities in southern Chile after the devastating earthquake of 2010. More »

Codepink Tells BP to "Expose the Naked Truth"

May 29, 2010

Saving the Earth: What Science Can’t Accomplish

Saving the Earth: What Science Can’t Accomplish

| April 22, 2010

As we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, the author describes how women have worked to break through the seemingly impervious bureaucracy at the UN to finally impress on world leaders that saving the earth depends on guaranteeing women equal rights and status. More »

Kim Knowlton: A Woman Making History

March 13, 2010

The Sun as Sous Chef—Solar Cooking in Kenya

July 12, 2007

Brenda's Story

July 10, 2007

New Study Explores the Aftermath for Women

July 10, 2007

More Women Leaders—For the Sake of the Earth

April 12, 2007