Mary Robinson

Mary Robinson served as president of Ireland from 1990 to 1997 and UN high commissioner for human rights from 1997 to 2002. She is a member of the Elders, and president of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice.

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Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Women are the Victims of Climate Change – and the Keys to Climate Action
As the nations of the world meet in Paris to address climate change, it is critical that women play a central role in these historic negotiations. Gender equality is central to effective climate action. The world cannot afford to neglect the needs of half the world’s population, nor ignore their...
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Saturday, February 22, 2014
Carbon Divestment Is a Shining Example
The recent extreme flooding in the UK and Ireland has highlighted the devastating effect our changing climate can have; but if we do not take action fast, future generations will experience weather shocks on a far greater scale. Our planet is warming to a catastrophic extent, and the human race must step up.
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