climate change

Vatican Enlists ‘Secular Jewish Feminist’ Naomi Klein In Environmental Fight

07/02/2015

Vatican City - Anti-capitalism activist Naomi Klein on Wednesday (July 1) praised Pope Francis for standing up to Republicans who are warring against environmentalists, as the Vatican continues its battle against climate change with a high-level conference at the Holy See.

Anti-capitalism activist Naomi Klein praised Pope Francis for standing up to Republicans warring against environmentalist. RNS

Women and Climate Change: What You Don’t Know

The ways in which women are vulnerable, and their human rights are violated, have changed little through the millennia, and climate change will only exacerbate the same old suffering.
12/09/2010
Special to the Jewish Week

In December 2004, when the Indian Ocean tsunami devastated the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, women died, in part, because they could not swim, because they put the needs of their children first, and most tragically of all, they drowned in their homes because they would not flee after debris had torn off their clothes. In the years since the tsunami, these shocking facts have motivated NGOs to develop programs to prepare women for the increasing number of disasters expected to result from climate change.

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