Gender Climate and Energy 2001-2012
Compilation of Articles on Gender in Sustainable Energy News
Edited by Judit Szoleczky, INFORSE
This compilation of articles published in 2001-2012 gives an overview
on the key issues on gender, energy, and climate, and their development.
The articles are written
by authors representing the key organisations active in the debate, many
of them members of INFORSE. During the years the terminology changed
from “women to gender
and from energy to climate. The
focus is changing but the issues are the same Additionally, new development
are included during Rio+20 and breakthrough is included during UNFCCC
COP18 and Rio+20.
5 - Gender in Sustainable Energy News
6 - Let Women Have A Say, Too!
7 - What Shall I Say to My Daughters?
••• How to explain an unequal world?
••• How will the world look in 2050?
8 - More Women Needed for Decisions
• Break the “Glass Ceiling” on Sustainability
9 - Women in Focus
10 - 5th Theme on Gender, Climate & Energy
- MICRO CREDIT
44 - Micro
Credit Introduces Renewable Energy
46 - Micro Credit to 100 Million Poor Women, India
47 - Grameen Shakti Micro Credit in Bangladesh
• Women’s way from darkness to light,
from carrying wood to mobile phone and internet
• Grameen Shakti Success Continued - 2005
• $1.5 Million to Bangladeshi Women - 2009
- UNCSD & RIO
12 - Why Women and Energy?
• Gender Perspectives on Energy for CSD-9, 2001, by
Elizabeth Cecelski, and Sheila Oparaocha, ENERGIA
14 - Input to UNCSD-15: Regional Reports
15 - Climate at UN Status of Women Conference
15 - Where is the Gender Perspective in
the Rio Conventions?
16 - Rio+20 from Women’s Perspectives
• Portable CooKit to Save
Millions of Lives
• This is so simple, and it really works!»
• Biogas, Solution for Rural Women, India
• Carbon Credits for Household Biogas Plant
• 1000 Women Trained to Solar & Cook stoves, Bangladesh
• Micro-hydro in the Himalayas
• Community Micro Hydro Power in Kenya
• Improved Water Mills Replace Diesel & Electric Mills, Nepal
• Gender Energy Project Training in Asia
• Solar Fruit Dryers, India
• Innovative Improved Cook Stoves, Sri Lanka
• Common Solar Charger, India
• Solar LED Lamps, Mali
• Solar Device Training of Women
• Energy Efficient Fish Ovens
• Multi functional Bio Centers, Kenya
• Toilets, Offices and Biogas in one Building
• Local Centres & Improved Cooking Stoves in Mozambique
P.18 - UN CLIMATE
19 - Gender Issues
Missing in Climate Talks:
19 - Action Needs to be Taken
20 - Is the Perception of Climate Change Gendered?
21 - Gender - Forgotten Pillar of Climate Policy
23 - Women’s Role in the UN Climate Process: from
Berlin to Bali and Beyond
24 - Montreal Marked “New Era” for Gender and
26 - No Climate Justice without Gender Justice, UNEP, WAVE, WECF Women
Ministers, 2008 in Monaco
27 - Women in Bonn ’09
28 - Gender Justice at COP15: Half of Nothing is
29 - Women - UNFCCC COP-18
• INFORSE and Gender at COP18
• History Made: "Gender Balance" Adopted - in the Fossil
• First Ever Gender Day of UNFCCC in Qatar
||P.62 - ANTI-NUCLEAR
63 - Mothers' Respond
• Politics Needs More Women: Fear lead to a strong mother group
to influence politics by Anna Golubovska, Onisimovo, MAMA-86
• Science Needs More Women: We should make science more
responsible! by Cathy Foley, Australian physicist.
64 - ”Don’t Nuke the Climate“
• Women Strongly Opposed Nuclear at UNFCCC, Bali
• "Nuclear is a Problem, NOT a Solution” says Women, COP15
- PLANNING & POLICY
32 - Gender is NOT Something to Ignore!
• North AND South Perspective
34 - UNDP Analyses and Assists
35 - Gender-Sensitive Framework for
Rural Electrification Projects
36 - Women’s Grass-Root Participation
37 - Gender, Cities and Climate Change.
||P.66 - PUBLICATIONS
• Women, Energy and Water in the Himalayas,
ICIMOD, UNEP, 2006
• Generating Opportunities, Case studies on Energy and Women,
• Gender and Climate Finance
• Gender and Energy for Sustainable Development - Toolkit and
Resource Guide, 2004
• Where Energy is Women's Business, ENERGIA, 2007
• Resource Guide on Gender & Climate Change, '09
• Training Manual on Gender & Climate Change, '09
• Report: Small-Scale Bioenergy Initiatives, 2009
• Biofuels for Sustainable Rural Development and Empowerment of
• Gender and Equity in Bioenergy Access and Delivery, Kenya, 2008
• Eco-documentary Film to Change History
• What Science Tells Us Today, What Can We Do?
• UN FAO on Gender, 2010
• Gender Policy for Community Radio, 2009
• WEN, UK: Why Women & Climate? - 2010
• UNDP Report: Powerful Synergies
• Green Energy for a Billion Poor, 2012
• Renewable Technology Manual to Reduce Poverty
• Online Training on ENERGIA’s web site
• Women Active Against Nuclear Energy, 2006
• Gender & Climate Change in the EU27
• Women in Economic Decision-Making in the EU
• EC’s Website on Gender
P.38 - EU POLICY
39 - Gender Equality & EU Climate Policy
• Are there Gender Equality Support Criteria in EU’s Energy & Climate
40 - Post-Soviet Changes, Shocking Report
40 - Brussels Women’s Energy Club
41 - 50-50 Campaign
41 - Swedish EU Presidency
42 - Road to Copenhagen - Wiki
42 - 40% Women in Boards in EU by 2020?
42 - 79% Women Against Nuclear in Estonia
P.74 - WHO IS WHO?
- GENANET, ISIS International, LIFE e.V, GenderCC, WECF, WILPF, MAMA-86, ENERGIA,
- INSEDA, MFC, ENDA, Grameen Shakti, ADEL Sofala, CRT/Nepal,
IDEA, LEDeG, SCI.
- VE, INFORSE, Practical Actionon, AFPRO, UNISON , GGCA, UN NGO
CSW , SC-WCC,
- UN Entities: UNFCCC, UNSCD, UNDP, UNEP, FAO, UN GEAR
- About the Editor
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