Gender Equality Researcher, EIGE
14 Nov 2023
Transitioning the EU towards clean and renewable energy is a central part of the European Green Deal. How do gender and intersecting inequalities shape energy access, expenses and decision-making? And why is gender equality key to ensuring that the green transition is inclusive and effective?
The EU energy policy largely disregards a gender perspective. However, women and men have different roles and attitudes towards the green transition and it affects them in various ways. With many Green Deal policies in the pipeline, how can we do better to make sure the needed energy transition is accessible and affordable for all? Q&A Making the green transition work for all: what will it take