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  • Ulrike Röhr
    Sorry for cross posting Call for Submissions: Women and Climate Change Spring 2007 Women and Environments International Magazine is looking for submissions for
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 5, 2006
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      Sorry for cross posting

      Call for Submissions:
      Women and Climate Change Spring 2007
      
      Women and Environments International Magazine is looking for submissions for its upcoming issue on climate change. This issue will contribute to meetings and discussions of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development and UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in 2006 and 2007.  We encourage submissions that analyze climate change from diverse perspectives of gender, sexual identity, race, class, ability, age, socio-cultural and regional differences among others.
      
      Suggested (but not exhaustive) areas of interest are listed below. Case studies are particularly welcome.
      Gender Perspective on Climate Change in relation to:
      Science of global warming - ·Energy and transportation -·Health and reproductive health -·Water and biodiversity - Economic impacts and cost-benefit analysis - Human settlements and livelihoods -·Agriculture, fisheries, and natural resources management -·Disasters and Conflict.
      Theoretical Perspectives:
      Framing the problem of climate change; framing the solutions - Alternative theoretical approaches to climate change - Neoliberal vs. 'subsistence' constructions of the problem of climate change - Historicizing and engendering the discourse of climate change.
      Instruments (Gender/Climate Change):
      Young women's leadership - Gender mainstreaming methods and tools - Women's participation, leadership, and empowerment - Flexible mechanisms (clean development, emissions trading, joint implementation).
      Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies:
      Natural disasters, emergency preparedness and reconstruction - Consumption and production - Energy efficiency and renewable energy - Corporate and institutional accountability
      Gender Advocacy Opportunities such as:
      UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and Kyoto Protocol - UN Commission on Sustainable Development -National governments and global institutions - Community-based and non-governmental initiatives.
      
      Deadlines:
      Abstracts or indications of interest by June 15, 2006 
      Final Manuscripts by Aug 30th, 2006. 
      
      Writer's Guidelines:
      Features should not exceed 2500 words. Shorter pieces, book and film reviews, poetry and artistic expressions are welcome. If you would like to submit an article written in a language other than English, let us know and we'll do our best to facilitate translation. All written work must be original and not previously published. Detailed editorial guidelines and information can be found on our website http://www.weimag.com
      
      Women and Environments International:
      Women & Environments International Magazine is a unique Canadian magazine that examines women's relations to their natural, built, and social environments from feminist perspectives. WEI Mag provides a forum for academic research and theory as well as professional and community practices and experiences. Published by a volunteer editorial board since 1976 WEI Mag aims to contribute to feminist social change.
      
      Women and Gender Studies Institute, New College, University of Toronto
      40 Willcocks Street, Toronto, ON Canada M5S 1C6
      p: 416.978.5259  f: 416.946.5561  we.mag@...  www.weimag.com
      
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      genanet - Leitstelle Gender - Umwelt - Nachhaltigkeit / focal point gender - environment - sustainability
      LIFE e.V.
      Hohenstaufenstr. 8
      D-60327 Frankfurt
      Phone 0049 (0)69 740757
      Fax 0049 (0)69 740842
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      Neuerscheinung:
      genanet/Ulrike Röhr (Hg.): Frauen aktiv gegen Atomenergie - wenn aus Wut Visionen werden. 20 Jahre Tschernobyl
      BoD Norderstedt, ISBN 3-8334-4592-0, 196 Seiten. Paperback, 19,90 EUR
      New publication: 
      genanet/Ulrike Röhr (Hg.): Women active against nuclear energy - from rage to visions. 20 years Chernobyl. In German, an english sample of the book  will be released mid of April 
      
      

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      _______________________________________________________________________________
      genanet - Leitstelle Gender - Umwelt - Nachhaltigkeit / focal point gender - environment - sustainability
      LIFE e.V.
      Hohenstaufenstr. 8
      D-60327 Frankfurt
      Phone 0049 (0)69 740757
      Fax 0049 (0)69 740842
      www.genanet.de
      www.frauenumweltnetz.de
      www.life-online.de
      
      Neuerscheinung:
      genanet/Ulrike Röhr (Hg.): Frauen aktiv gegen Atomenergie - wenn aus Wut Visionen werden. 20 Jahre Tschernobyl
      BoD Norderstedt, ISBN 3-8334-4592-0, 196 Seiten. Paperback, 19,90 EUR
      New publication: 
      genanet/Ulrike Röhr (Hg.): Women active against nuclear energy - from rage to visions. 20 years Chernobyl. In German, an english sample of the book  will be released mid of April 
      
      
    • Abhishek Lal
      This event will be of interest to those involved with: Poverty and the Environment Gender and Environmental Sustainability Renewable Energy Finance
      Message 2 of 2 , Apr 9, 2006
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        This event will be of interest to those involved with:
        • Poverty and the Environment
        • Gender and Environmental Sustainability
        • Renewable Energy Finance
        • Microenterprise and Microfinance
        Register for Green Microfinance - Wharton Roundtable: Microfinance and the Environment 

        May 5-6, 2006 Wharton School, Philadelphia

        More information at: www.greenmicrofinance.org


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