WHY’S CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE?

Climate justice

In this series of interviews we have been speaking with leading voices in climate activism, discussing why climate justice is a feminist issue.

 

WHY’S CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE? – OLADOSU ADENIKE

WHY’S CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE? – OLADOSU ADENIKE

Read our interview with Oladuso Adenike is a youth activist from Nigeria who goes by the name, The Ecofeminist. Named by the BBC as a key African activist and spoke at COP25. Oladosu talks about the severe impacts of climate injustice on women and girls and underscores that an ecofeminist understanding of the problem, and its solution, is essential. ...
WHY’S CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE? – MAEVE COHEN

WHY’S CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE? – MAEVE COHEN

Read our interview with Maeve Cohen who along with Professor Sherilyn MacGregor, is authoring a UK Feminist Green New Deal policy paper to integrate feminist perspectives with the green agenda.  ...
WHY’S CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE? – JUDY LING WONG OBE

WHY’S CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE? – JUDY LING WONG OBE

Creator, artist and public figure honored for her commitment and pioneering work in the environmental sector, we spoke to Judy Ling Wong, founder of the Black Environment Network (BEN). Judy is a major voice in policy towards social inclusion and has worked for over thirty years in environmental participation, increasing access to the environmental sector, and nature itself, within Black and ethnic minority communities. Her philosophy around engaging people in environmental action is based on giving people the opportunity to experience and enjoy nature firsthand, particularly wild nature. ...
WHY’S CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE? – EMMA GREENWOOD

WHY’S CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE? – EMMA GREENWOOD

Emma Greenwood is Youth MP for Bury and a climate activist. She is part of Youth Strike Manchester and is 16 years old. ...
WHY’S CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE? – ZARINA AHMAD

WHY’S CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE? – ZARINA AHMAD

We speak with Zarina Ahmad, a climate change communicator and trainer with CEMVO Scotland, a race-equality organisation and intermediary with Scottish government about why feminism is a climate justice issue. ...
WHY’S CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE? – GUPPI BOLA

WHY’S CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE? – GUPPI BOLA

We speak to Guppi Bola, a climate organiser with Wretched of The Earth and co-founder of Working On Our Power, a leadership programme for trans, non-binary and women of colour. ...
IS CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE? – TINA ROTHERY

IS CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE? – TINA ROTHERY

We speak to Tina Rothery of The Nanas, an environmental movement for women of all ages, opposing hydraulic fracking giant, Cuadrilla. - to find out more about her and The Nana’s, as well as getting her views on why climate justice is a feminist issue. ...
IS CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE? – DR SHERILYN MACGREGOR

IS CLIMATE JUSTICE A FEMINIST ISSUE? – DR SHERILYN MACGREGOR

We speak to Professor Sherilyn MacGregor. Sherilyn is an academic at The University of Manchester whose research focuses on the relationship between feminist and environmental politics. ...

 

Louise Turner is an MSc Environmental Governance student at The University of Manchester and volunteer at Wen.  

Further reading

We need an anti-colonial, intersectional feminist climate justice movement

 

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