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Marlene Kanga (WFEO) on participation of women in climate change debate

Withn the context of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). Marlene Kanga, past President of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations, published an article on diversity and climate change.

Remco Takken November 18, 2021
Increasing the participation of women in the climate change debate - including as leaders - is essential for a carbon zero future

“Increasing the participation of women in the climate change debate, including as leaders, is essential for a carbon-zero future”. This it the title of the blog article that Kanga published. It’s part of the ISC’s new series, Transform21. These texts which will explore the state of knowledge and action, five years on from the Paris Agreement and in a pivotal year for action on sustainable development.

Inclusive approach

Marlene Kanga, WFEO President 2017-2019, argues that only an inclusive approach to addressing climate change can accelerate the changes we need. This includes more women’s voices.

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Increasing the participation of women in the climate change debate – including as leaders – is essential for a carbon zero future