Why We March: No Climate Justice Without Gender Justice

It is clear we can’t have climate justice without gender justice. Gender equity is key to everyone’s ability to thrive in the face of climate change.

Where Water Means Life

For some women protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline, protecting the water supply isn’t only about environmental justice—it’s about reproductive justice as well.

Women, Science and Diving Into Leadership

“I’m grateful to the women that have shown so clearly that we all have the potential to change the world, and I intend to pass that on.”

The Dakota Access Pipeline Endangers Women and the Environment

The Dakota Access Pipeline endangers the environment—and it threatens the safety of Native American women and girls living in the region.

Mass Media Has Failed Us Once Again

The mass media has failed to cover Standing Rock. While they were silent, independent and community media stepped up.

Combatting Climate Change? That’s “Women’s Work”

To accelerate into the clean energy economy and lessen the impacts of climate disruption on those who feel it most, the norm needs to change.

Women Belong at the Center of the Environmental Justice Movement

When women are included in the climate planning process, not only do they bring in a unique perspective, but are also more likely to take part in solutions. When diverse perspectives are engaged in climate action, stronger solutions are more likely.

The Women Taking on Climate Change

The following is an excerpt from “Saving Mother Earth” in the Spring 2016 issue of Ms. Author Antonia Juhasz reported from Paris during the climate agreement negotiations, interviewing and profiling women activists from around the world. To read more of her profiles, pick up the issue! On Dec.12, 2015, the Paris sky is alive with thousands of brightly […]

Imagining an Ecofeminist Utopia

The profile below is part of the Ms. Blog’s “Telling Her Story” series for Women’s History Month. Check back throughout March for more profiles of women doing great things in their communities. At a time when the threat of climate change is looming large, it’s easy to succumb to despair. But activists like pagan author and ecofeminist […]

Lead Poisoning is Devastating Flint: It’s Time to Listen to the Women

On Dec. 15, 2015, Flint, Michigan’s newly elected mayor, Karen Weaver, declared a state of emergency in the city as a result of a “manmade disaster.” On Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) took action and declared the state of emergency in the county where Flint is located. This all started in April 2014 when appointed officials […]