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How Women Can Lead on Climate Solutions

Climate change is an issue that affects all people, regardless of their gender. Yet women in particular are more likely to experience the effects of climate change. For example, when water becomes scarce, women are the ones who have to walk further to get it. And the majority of the small-scale farmers around the world […]

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Why American Women Accept Climate Change Science More Than Men

Why American Women Accept Climate Change Science More Than Men

This week, Treehugger reported on a recent survey conducted by Michigan State University that explains why American women are more accepting of climate change science than men. The author of the survey, sociologist Aaron McCright explains the contributing factors that include society and identity. The study also makes the connection between the perception that women […]

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Using Social Media to Promote Green Products

Using Social Media to Promote Green Products

This post by Jeff Dubin on Sustainable Life Media, talks about the growth and popularity of social media as a way to reach green consumers. Yet, he notes the importance of still imploring other, more traditional forms of outreach such as advertising and word of mouth to reach more people, especially women.  However, the article […]

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Would you wear a t-shirt that says “I’m an environmentalist?”

Would you wear a t-shirt that says “I’m an environmentalist?”

The Shelton Group takes a look at how gender impacts perceptions of what it means to be an environmentalist and how men and women identify with the concept. Shelton asked both men and women if they would wear a t-shirt that says, "I'm an environmentalist." In general, women don't like the political connotations of being […]

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