Shows Featuring: Extreme Climate and Global Warming

Women Rising Radio #36: Indigenous Women’s Climate Uprising

During the week in 2018 of California Governor Jerry Brown’s Global Climate Action Summit, women took to the streets to let attendees at the summit know they don’t want Brown’s policies, including cap and trade.  Indigenous women made their views Read full description for this show »

Women Rising Radio XXIV: Greenpeace Activists

Featured women:  Hettie Geenen, First Mate Rainbow Warrior  Leila Deen, Senior Campaigner Greenpeace  Laila Williams,  Campaigner Greenpeace We profile women of Greenpeace, the legendary eco-activist organization. Hettie Geenan is first mate on the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior. Leila Deen leads Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XXIII: Women of La Via Campesina

We profile women of La Via Campesina, the global peasant movement celebrating 20 years of grassroots activism, for sustainable farming, land rights and social justice.  Canadian Nettie Wiebe fights to keep seeds in the hands of small farmers.  From the Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XXII: Antinuke Activists

With nuclear power back on the agenda, three prominent female activists tell their stories: Kaori Izumi was part of the grassroots campaign to shutdown Japan’s nuclear power plants, after the Fukushima disaster. Winona LaDuke, has spent much of her life Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XXI: Women’s Rights to Water, Land, and Farming

Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment, and civil society. On this program we profile a dynamic partnership between the Women’s Earth Alliance and the Global Women’s Water Initiative: working on women’s Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XVII: Climate Change and Water

We profile two women activists taking on the global water crisis. Canadian Maude Barlow is a well known leader in the global struggle for water justice. Ge Yun from China is in the vanguard of her country’s growing conservation movement. In this Read full description for this show »