By Martha Bohrt, environmental advocate It must be noted I am not suggesting that only women are concerned about the state of the world for future generations. I know that, regardless of gender and/or interest in parenthood, this is a concern for many. What I think is worth highlighting is the additional emotional load carried by women when evaluating reproductive choices. In the race to prevent the catastrophic effects of climate change, there are no winners, only losers. Ho
By Whitney Ricker, FEMA contractor and climate justice advocate While these are important issues to think about on a global stage, it can be easy to overlook what is already happening in our own backyard. Read on for more information on the connection between women, children, poverty and climate change. Poverty Among Women and Children in the District higher rate than their male counterparts, and over a quarter of children live in poverty. While residents in Washington, D.C.