No Climate Justice Without Gender Justice: An Overview of the Issues

In this overview, the author presents an outline of current thinking on some gender dimensions of climate change, as a background to the articles that follow. The author also shows how gender issues are entwined with vulnerability to the effects of climate change, and how gender identities and roles may affect women’s and men’s perceptions of the changes. Policies designed to reduce greenhouse gases, climate-adaptation efforts and gender issues in relation to the international climate-protection system were discussed.