Women's Earth & Climate Action Network

The Women's Earth & Climate Action Network is a solutions-based, multi-faceted effort established to engage women worldwide to take action as powerful stakeholders in climate change and sustainability solutions.

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Friday, October 18, 2019
No More Excuses: The World Bank Must Halt All Funding for Fossil Fuels
The World Bank’s subsidizing of fossil fuels is fanning the flames of the climate emergency and must stop, a coalition of civil society organizations said in a letter sent to the Bank today. Despite the World Bank Group's (WBG) announcements at the Paris Climate Conference, it is clear that...
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Friday, September 27, 2019
Women’s Rights and Climate Activists to Host Briefing on A Feminist Agenda for the Green New Deal
A broad coalition of climate justice and women’s rights activists will host a Congressional briefing on A Feminist Agenda for the Green New Deal on September 27, 2019 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Capitol Building, Room H-122. The coalition includes MADRE, the Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (...
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Monday, September 23, 2019
Women’s Rights, Climate Activists Launch Feminist Agenda for Green New Deal
WHAT: In response to the UN Climate Summit, climate justice and women’s rights activists will introduce collective feminist demands to guide and advance the Green New Deal. WHEN: Tuesday September 24th 6:45-8:00 pm EST. WHERE: 777 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 1001, United Nations Church...
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Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Women’s Delegation Will Demand Stronger Action for Human Rights and Climate from Global Banks at Equator Principles Association Consultation
On July 30th, an Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation and allies led by the Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) International and ‘Divest, Invest, Protect’ will travel to Toronto, Canada to meet with the Equator Principles Association or ‘EP Banks’ as they facilitate an external...
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Thursday, May 02, 2019
New Legislation Protecting Roadless Rule is Key for Preserving America’s Forests
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-NM) introduced the Roadless Area Conservation Act today to protect the Roadless Rule, a land conservation measure established in the early 2000s to prevent logging and destructive road-building in America’s treasured national forests. The...
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Indigenous Women’s Delegation to Washington, D.C. to Advocate for Tongass Rainforest and Roadless Rule
On March 12 and 13, 2019 a Delegation of Indigenous Women from the Tongass Rainforest in Alaska will be in Washington, D.C. to advocate for the continuation of the Roadless Rule—an important measure to protect Alaska's Tongass National Forest, which falls within the traditional territories of the...
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Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Indigenous Women’s Delegation Takes Fossil Fuel Divestment Demands To New York City and Washington D.C.
A fourth Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation will travel to New York City and Washington D.C. from October 15-17th, to take part in high-level meetings engaging the Equator Principle Association banks (EP banks) and the credit rating agency MSCI, regarding fossil fuel developments; Indigenous...
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Monday, September 10, 2018
‘Women’s Assembly For Climate Justice’ Event
Tomorrow , Tuesday September 11th , women leaders from across the U.S. and around the world will share their stories and analysis at the ‘ Women’s Assembly for Climate Justice: Women Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change ’ in San Francisco. This dynamic public forum is being hosted...
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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Calls For Justice Raised By Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation During Meetings With Fossil Fuel Funders
Over the past week, the third Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation to Europe was present in Switzerland and Germany - working to expose harms and injustices, and engage in high-level meetings with Credit Suisse, UBS, Deutsche Bank, and Swiss government officials, during which Delegates demanded...
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Thursday, February 08, 2018
International Organizations Call For Accountability Following Attack On Amazonian Land Defender Patricia Gualinga
Following recent death threats and acts of hostile intimidation towards Patricia Gualinga Montalvo, an Indigenous Kichwa leader from Ecuador's Amazon rainforest - over 50 prominent global organizations and individuals working for human rights, women's rights, environmental and climate justice,...
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