The link between climate change and women’s rights may seem baffling to some. But for Zandile Gumede, the first female mayor of Durban, South Africa, they are inextricably woven together. She was elected last year in part on a promise to address environmental problems in the region, and engaging more women in the effort is crucial to finding solutions, she said.
"Women’s Crucial Role in Combating Climate Change" is from the April 01, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Alina Tugend and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.