Climate actions that fail to include all segments of the population also tend to result in widening the inequality gap, where vulnerable populations without access to climate protection are among the first and hardest hit by climate disasters.
The first research report of Women4Climate, realized in partnership with the UCL-City Leadership Lab (London), the University of California (Berkeley) and the Center Virchow-Villermé- La Sorbonne (Paris) will provide city officials with the best information available regarding the gendered impacts of climate change in the urban context and help them consider gender-specific solutions in climate action planning to implement inclusive climate action strategies.
The 2019-2020 Women4Climate Tech Challenge edition has been launched at the C40 World Mayors Summit on October 11, 2019, showcasing the best innovative solutions to the climate crisis designed and led by women.
The call for applications for the second year of the Women4Climate Tech Challenge officially runs until January 31, 2020. Four C40 cities – Lisbon, Los Angeles, Stockholm and Tel Aviv-Yafo – have committed to pilot one of the winning solutions in the following thematic areas: Adaptation and risk cities response, Healthy public buildings, Green and healthier streets. An expert jury will pick 10 finalists in February 2020.
Ahead of the Global Climate Strike called for 20 September, the Women4Climate Sydney program’s 20 mentees are taking this opportunity to share the vision for each of their projects, and their view on climate activism. The outcomes of their projects will be presented at the global Women4Climate Conference in Sydney in April 2020.