Empowering Women: The Climate Solution We Don’t Talk About

As the global population approaches eight billion, humans continue to test the number of bodies that can fit onto a planet of finite resources. Empowering women through access to education and family planning may be at the core of establishing a healthy population balance, not just for the planet’s sake, but for ours. So why aren’t we talking about it more? How big a role can gender equity play in reducing our global carbon footprint — and who gets to decide? Visit climateone.org/watch-and-listen/podcasts for more information on today's episode. Guests: Musimbi Kanyoro, Former President & CEO, Global Fund for Women; Chair of the Board, United World Colleges Ertharin Cousin, Visiting Scholar, Stanford Center on Food Security and the Environment; Former Director, World Food Programme Corrine Sanchez, Executive Director, Tewa Women United Additional Interview: Evelyne Ajwang, Programme Manager MNCH/FP at Pathfinder International This program was recorded via video on May 21, 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

by Climate One