Women in Climate Change 2020

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Women in Climate Change
1 - 31 December 2020
1 December 2020 - 31 January 2021

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What is Women in Climate Change Edit-a-thon?Edit

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A two months edit-a-thon about women that are playing a crucial role in climate change

The Climate Action movement is led by women around the world, some very visibly like youth leaders Greta Thunberg and Vanessa Nakate, and women have taken leading roles in shaping public science and policy about the climate crisis, including Paris agreement facilitator Christiana Figueres or IPCC vice chair Carolina Vera. Help us write about these women and make them visible on more Wikipedias.

How to participate?Edit

Add you! Add your username on the participants list here
Select an article! You can find suggested articles here
Write, translate or improve it! Start writing the article from scratch, translate it from other languages, or improve an existing one.
Check it! Add the new or improved article to the results list.

What else?Edit

The campaign is cross-wiki - besides writing or improving Wikipedia articles - you can also contribute by creating new Wikidata items, uploading on Commons photos with free licenses or adding categories, writing an article on Wikinews or adding a new entry on Wikiquote, encouraging someone to become a Wikimedian or give some help to a new editor. Every single action is valuable.

Organized byEdit

This is a join activity of WikiDonne and the Wikimedia Sustainability Consortia

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Join an eventEdit

We are hosting a couple of live activities during the drive, including:

  • Thursday 10 December at 18:00 UTC: English Conversation about Women in the Climate Movement between Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight and Oceanographer and Climate change communicator Dr. Ayana Johnson sponsored by Wikimedia Foundation (watch live via Zoom or YouTube)
  • Editing training, Friday, 11 December 2020 at 16:00 UTC (watch via Zoom Meeting or YouTube).
  • Editing training, Friday, 11 December 2020 at 18:30 UTC (watch via watch via Zoom Meeting or YouTube)
  • Editing training in Italian, Saturday, 12 December 2020 at 11:00 CET (watch via StreamYard/YouTube).


Online event:

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Online event:

Project page on mk.wikipedia (edit-a-thon held on 9 December)


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  • A to Z of Scientists in Weather and Climate (Notable Scientists), by Don Rittner, Facts on File (2003)
  • Warming the Climate for Women in Academic Science-Association of American Colleges and Universities, by Angela B. Ginorio, Association of American Colleges and Universities (1995)
  • Women and Climate Change in Bangladesh, by Margaret Alston, Routledge (2015)
  • Encyclopedia of global warming and climate change, by S. George Philander, Sage (2008)
  • Global Warming and Climate Change. Ten Years after Kyoto and Still Counting, by Velma I. Grover, Science Publishers (2008)
  • All We Can Save, by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine K. Wilkinson, One World (2020)


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