Trump Pulling Out Of The Paris Climate Agreement Will Hurt Women Everywhere

President Trump is poised to withdraw the US from a major international climate deal championed by President Obama and signed by almost every nation in the world. On top of rolling back Obama’s climate change efforts, sending a message that the environment isn’t a US priority, and damaging foreign relations, pulling out of the Paris Agreement will inevitably hurt women everywhere.

Poor women don’t have the resources to adapt to the environmental changes brought on by climate change, and past natural disasters have proven that women have a harder time recuperating, are victimized, and are more likely to die than men.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.