Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary General, has created a UN climate panel that will oversee financing to developing countries to help fight global warming. Problem is, of the 19 team members appointed, none were women.
Elizabeth Becker, a member of Oxfam America, and Suzanne Ehlers, president of Population Action International, pointed this out in a joint Grist article on International Women’s Day. As of press time today, France had replaced their male appointee to the climate panel with a woman.
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