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Photo Credit: Steven Lutz, GRID-Arendal
Friday
Apr 29
2016

A Conversation with Women on the Frontlines of Climate Change

When it comes to climate change and energy costs, it’s hard to find anyone more vulnerable than a person living in a low-lying island nation. Rising sea levels and extreme weather threaten islands, and fluctuations in fossil fuel prices limit their economic vitality.

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Photo Credit: Malin Fezehai / HUMAN for Malala Fund
Tuesday
Mar 29
2016

Foundation Happenings, Brought to you by Donna Shalala

This blog is part of a series where Donna Shalala, President of the Clinton Foundation, shares updates on Clinton Foundation programs. View the previous entries here.

Why African Environmentalism Needs Women at the Helm

Apr 22, 2015
Nearly 40 years ago, women in the Kenyan countryside reported a troubling phenomenon: their streams were drying up, their crops were failing, and they were being forced to travel farther and farther away from their villages to gather wood for fuel, building and fencing. Deforestation, in short, was threatening their livelihoods.

Getting to the Root: Curing our Environment to Cure our Ills

Apr 22, 2015

When many of us think about health and how to improve it for ourselves and for others, we envision hospitals, healthy foods, physical activity, and lifesaving devices. But what about visions of clean air, accessible and abundant water, and moderate temperatures?