Gender and Climate Change Financing

Gender and Climate Change Financing

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This book discusses the state of global climate change policy and the financing of climate resilient public infrastructure. It explains the sources of tensions and conflict between developing and developed countries with regard to global climate protection policies, and highlights the biases and asymmetries that may work against gender equality, women's empowerment and poverty eradication. Gender and Climate Change Financing: Coming Out of the Margin provides an overview of the scientific, economic and political dynamics underlying global climate protection. It explores the controversial issues that have stalled global climate negotiations and offers a clear explanation of the link between adaptation and mitigation strategies and gender issue. It also maps the full range of public, private and market-based climate finance instruments and funds. This book will be a useful tool for those engaged with climate change, poverty eradication, gender equality and women's empowerment.Arguing that 1000 Gt CO2, which has a 25 per cent probability of exceeding the 2 degree is infeasible given that between 2000 and 2007 the world emitted cumulative emissions of 210 Gt CO2 (excluding land use, land-use change andanbsp;...

Title:Gender and Climate Change Financing
Author:Mariama Williams
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-08-17


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