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In today’s video we are exploring the idea that sustainability is “women’s work” and that there might be an Eco Gender Gap. We cover man theories around masculinity, femininity and it’s affiliation with the Earth, and much more.
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01:07 Sponsored segment with Go Climate
04:13 Limitations of this discussion
05:00 Are Women more sustainable?
06:20 Sustainability or durability? Consumer choice
07:26 The ‘Green Gap’
09:00 Women’s participation in pro-environmental activities
09:17 Why are Women more sustainable?
11:11 Climate change and its disproportionate impact
12:04 Second Theory: the Green Movement is seen as ‘Feminine’
13:23 Is it because of Eco Feminism?
13:57 Do men avoid pro-environmental behaviours?
16:48 Let’s compare two scenarios
17:22 Sustainability and sexual orientation
19:36 Third Theory: Women are socialised to care more about the environment
20:47 “It’s a personality thing”
21:45 Men are bigger consumers because they have bigger economic resources
22:31 Trans, non-binary and other gender non-conforming individuals
23:28 So what’s the answer?
24:04 What else do we need to do?
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