Climate Change

Why women’s participation is essential to achieve global climate targets

More women in STEMM jobs will be a massive help in climate innovation. Image:  ThisisEngineering RAEng/Unspla

Joanna Collingwood

Professor of Engineering, University of Warwick

Georgia Kremmyda

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Warwick

Modupe Olufunmilayo Jimoh

Senior Teaching Fellow in Civil and Humanitarian Engineering, University of Warwick


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Women often deal with many of the energy-generating technologies in their local community, such as those used in cooking.
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80% of all people displaced by climate change are women. Image: Amnesty

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