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After Copenhagen, Depend on Women to Keep The Momentum on Climate Change

By Knowlton Kim
Kim Knowlton, Science Fellow on Global Warming and Health for the Natural Resources Defense Council, has been reporting from Copenhagen for Women’s Media Center. Below, Knowlton reports that as WVFC readers may have expected, the real heavy lifting on climate change is and will be done by women, many of whom have experienced its effects firsthand. As world leaders continue…
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In Praise of Irish Women on St. Patrick’s Day

By Womens Voices for Change
From former president Mary Robinson to current president Mary McAleese, we can’t help thinking, today, in the midst of our current election, about strong Irish women who reached the highest office in the land in that small Catholic country across the pond … Yes, controversies abound there … but so often unmarked by personal meanness. From the glorious Anne Marie…
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