The Inter-American Development Bank outlined how energy efficiency in homes is a way to improve the lives of women, especially in Latin America and the Caribbean. Because women in this region maintain a greater share of the burden of housework and childcare, they disproportionately benefit from energy-efficient homes that use less of dangerous energy sources such as kerosene, which many poor families in the developing world rely on for fuel.
Climate Protection: Lowers carbon emissions from energy consumption
Energy & Mobility: Saves energy
Jobs & Assets: Saves money by lowering the cost of heating
Health, Well-Being, & Safety: Reduces the use of harmful energy sources like kerosene
This post is part of a series on examples of multisolving, or climate-smart policies that simultaneously work to mitigate climate change while providing co-benefits such as the ones described above. The multiple benefits analysis was done using the FLOWER framework.