Mary Robinson, Irish lawyer, politician, and diplomat who served as president of Ireland (1990–97), the first woman to hold that post. Mothers Of Invention is a podcast on feminist climate change solutions from (mostly) women around the world.. With ten years to go before we see irreversible changes to our planet, former Irish president Mary Robinson, comedian and writer Maeve Higgins, and series producer Thimali Kodikara dig into the biggest climate issues of our time with love, laughter and memorable storytelling. 0 likes. One of the world’s most respected advocates for climate justice and Ireland’s first woman President, Mary Robinson leads the Mary Robinson Foundation—Climate Justice, a center for thought leadership, education and advocacy for the poor and disempowered in the world that are disproportionately threatened by climate change. About Climate Justice "The antidote for your climate change paralysis." The denial of climate change is not just ignorant, but “malign and evil”, according to Mary Robinson, because it denies the human rights of the most vulnerable people on the planet. Learn more about Robinson’s life and career, including her other posts and various honors. While rich countries can fight against rising oceans and dying farm fields, poor people around the world are already having their lives upended -- and their human rights threatened -- by killer storms, starvation and the loss of their own lands. Mary Robinson's mission would lead her all over the world, from Malawi to Mongolia, and to a heartening revelation: that an irrepressible driving force in the battle for climate justice could be found at the grassroots level, mainly among women, many of them mothers and grandmothers like herself. The Mary Robinson Climate Justice Award was created by One Young World to recognise and support young leaders behind impactful climate justice initiatives that are preserving the earth for future generations. • Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience and the Fight for a Sustainable Future by Mary Robinson is published by Bloomsbury (£16.99). Mary Robinson asks us to join the movement for worldwide climate justice. Climate change is unfair. Like “Across the Americas and Asia, people told stories of hurricanes that destroyed homes and hospitals and took out government services, schools, and businesses. ― Mary Robinson, Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future. The effect of climate change is being felt right now by millions of people around the globe through rising sea levels, extreme weather systems, and devastating droughts. One Young World with Mary Robinson offers Mary Robinson Climate Justice Award 2020 to support young leaders who run innovative and impactful justice initiatives that are preserving the planet for future generations.. She later was United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997–2002). The Mary Robinson Climate Justice Award was created by One Young World to recognize and support young leaders behind impactful climate justice initiatives that are preserving the earth for future generations. -Sierra Magazine "As advocate for the forgotten and the ignored, Mary Robinson has not only shone a light on human suffering, but illuminated a better future for our world. The award seeks to: Identify three young leaders at the forefront of impactful climate … To order a …