International Women’s Day and Climate Change Activists. There are many women around the world working for Climate Change.
They are doing amazing work in propagating and getting awareness on Carbon Emissions, Greenhouse gases, rising temperatures and other environmental things. On this International Women’s Day let’s get to know some of them.
Prediction by Eunice Foote about CO2 responsible for increase in Temperatures
Eunice Newton Foots US Scientist did the initial experiments on greenhouse gases. In 1856 she showed with her experiments that more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere would be there reason of rising of temperatures.
Rachel Carson Her writing inspired a global environmental movement
In her Book ‘Silent Spring’ Environmentalist Rachel Carson wrote about how pesticides affect our ecosystem. The US Environmental Protection Agency was set up based of her movements on environment protection.
Professor of Harvard University, author, historian Naomi’s book Merchants of Doubt, focusses on tobacco smoking, ozone layer depletion, acid rains.
The EU carbon trading scheme was implemented by Connie Hedegaard, she also hosted the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in 2009.
Net zero emissions by 2050 goal was conceptualized by Farhana Yamin in Paris Climate Agreement
1 Million women group which advocates Climate Change is run by Natalie Isaacs, This is a Non Profit Climate Advocacy Group prompting women to work on Climate Change affects.
Anna Rose: Author and AYCC co-founder
Anna Rose Lawyer founded Australian Youth Climate Coalition partnering with Amanda they advocated for reduction of carbon emissions.