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ADB Regional Seminar

Asian Development Bank (ADB) hosted the Regional Seminar entitled Gender Equality in Climate Change and Disaster Risk management: Weathering and Uncertain Future and invited IGES as the discussant for the session on Perspectives from Global/Regional Alliances, Research and Advocacy Organizations on Gender and Climate Change. ADB Regional Seminar...

Commissioned Report

The adverse effects of climate change have disproportionately fallen on women. In consequence, the challenges women face adapting to climate change have tended to overshadow the contributions women make to mitigating climate change. To some degree, the emphasis on adaptation has also fed false narratives of women as passive victims of climate...

Training or Learning Material

This is the first video of two e-learning and training videos based on the content and activities of the "Harnessing Climate Change Mitigation Initiatives to Benefit Women" project funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). This 10-minute case study documentary demonstrates the urgent need to ensure women benefit from activities that mitigate...

Book Chapter
In Envisioning futures for environmental and sustainability education

Following The Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, environmental educators in Japan needed to face a tough introspection – what could environmental education (EE) and education for sustainable development (ESD) have done to prevent, or reduce, its disastrous damages. In this context, promoting resilience of communities to confront disasters emerged...