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Climate Change Deniers Violate Human Rights

September 5th, 2019 | by The Beam

Whoever still thinks climate change is purely an environmental issue, threatening only nature, needs to think again. Climate change is also essentially a human issue because of its devastating effect on human life — and rights. It exacerbates existing inequalities, undermines democracy and threatens development at large. Likewise, by far the greatest burden will fall on those already in poverty, while the rich will be able to buy their way out of rising heat and hunger


Yes, She Can! A Tale Of Two Women Transforming Their Local Energy Landscapes

October 8th, 2018 | by The Beam

Diana and Ibu Bekti are two incredible women, in two separate parts of the globe, who are standing at the helm leading the global energy transition to cleaner, renewable sources. And there are many more remarkable women and men around the world standing and working alongside them, driving the change everyday in their local and surrounding communities


The Sustainable Power Of Women

February 22nd, 2018 | by The Beam

How do you get sustainable energy solutions to more than two million people in the most remote areas  --  the last mile --  of Africa and Asia? And how do you make sure the solutions are really used? The answer is as brilliant as it is simple: appeal to the power of women.



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