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Know These Women Who are Educating the World about Climate Change

It became an automatic gained of experience for women, since they received the right to vote in 1920, to expand their education, careers and to touch every facet of their lives and in every issues they encounter.

To further extend their rights and voice in several issues, you will read here about some women who have joined movements that are encouraging them to voice out their opinions and do something about it.

One movement that women we can call scientists are getting involved is about climate change, where the alarming increase of the level of carbon dioxide has led to global warming, and we are going to present them and their ideas below.

Let us mention first Sharan Burrow, the head of the International Trade Union Confederation, and she is a huge influence in the Australian trade union movement. This is the largest trade union with 176 million workers among 160 countries, and has affiliated trade organizations with 325 members. Climate change is touched in Burrow;s movement by offering an insight on how vital is environmental sustainability for the workers all over the world.

The second to mention is Barbara Buchner who leads the Climate Policy Initiative by working on the global climate finance aspect. With the role her organization is playing, the world has come to realize the effects of climate change, and since climate science demands a lot of money, investors are encouraged to make their business sustainable by investing in climate, energy and land use.

Another extraordinary woman of today is Heidi Cullen, the Chief Climatologist for Climate Central in a US-based organization, and they report and analyze climate science. She further helps by reporting weekly climate change and how it is affecting our mother earth.

Next to mention among these famous women is Winnie Byanyima, an expert on gender and climate change where her work in the United Nations paved the way for being a leader in gender involvement in todays modern climate change efforts.

Heading the United Framework Convention on Climate Change is another famous woman Christiana Figueres, who became a leading UN figure in gender and climate change since you will watch her in myriads of appearances on the press talking about the subject matter of climate change.

Another established climate scientist is Judith Curry, who is the Chair of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Science at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and her work revolves around hurricanes, remote sensing, atmospheric modeling, polar climates, air-sea interactions, and using of unmanned aerial vehicles in the research of the atmosphere. She gives voice to those who are not taken seriously in the science community by becoming a well-known blogger.