Did you know that climate change disproportionately affects women? Due to the international wage gap, women are less able to recover financially after climate related disasters. For example, according to @nrdc_org, it's estimated that two-thirds of jobs lost after Hurricane Katrina belonged to women. Following natural disasters like hurricanes, many available jobs are in traditionally male-dominated fields like rebuilding efforts and construction. Climate change also poses a specific threat to pregnant people. According to health professionals from the @climaterealityproject, “adverse pregnancy outcomes, specifically premature birth and low birth weight, [...] as well as stillbirth, have been associated with increasing heat and air pollution.” To learn more about the impacts of climate change on women, click the link in our bio. - Years Of Living Dangerously

Did you know that climate change disproportionately affects women? Due to the international wage gap, women are less able to recover financially after climate related disasters. For example, according to @nrdc_org, it’s estimated that two-thirds of jobs lost after Hurricane Katrina belonged to women. Following natural disasters like hurricanes, many available jobs are in traditionally male-dominated fields like rebuilding efforts and construction. Climate change also poses a specific threat to pregnant people. According to health professionals from the @climaterealityproject, “adverse pregnancy outcomes, specifically premature birth and low birth weight, […] as well as stillbirth, have been associated with increasing heat and air pollution.” To learn more about the impacts of climate change on women, click the link in our bio.