Evening Echo: Cork conference hears: "Mother Nature needs her daughters

FORMER Irish President, human rights activist and climate justice campaigner, Mary Robinson, recently described climate change as “a man-made problem that must have a feminist solution”.

She qualified the statement by adding that: “Feminism doesn’t mean excluding men. It’s about being more inclusive of women and — in this case — acknowledging the role they can play in tackling climate change.”

It’s a premise that was reflected strongly last Saturday at the ‘She Is Sustainable’ conference in UCC.

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