A short introductory reading from the GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website that summarizes the gender dimensions of consumerism and climate change. This reading is part of a larger study on the gender dimensions of climate change in several sectors such as agriculture, biodiversity, consumption, disaster, energy, forests, health, migration, population, tourism, transport, waste and water. The reading specifically discusses consumption by men and women and lifestyle choices with regards to climate change.
Students will be introduced to differences in consumption patterns of men and women. They will learn about gender in labour, rights and resource access. They will further learn about the need for sustainable consumption to mitigate climate change.
Use this tool to help your students find answers to:
|Consumption, Gender and Climate Change
|Social Sciences, Economics
|Topic(s) in Discipline
|Gender, Gender Studies, Consumerism Consumption, Lifestyle, Sociology, Capitalism, Gender Economics
|Climate and Society, Policy, Politics and Environmental Governance
|Type of tool
|GenderCC Women for Climate Justice
|GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website