Climate change is impacting the women of Burns Lake, northern British Columbia: warmer winters have allowed the population of pine beetles to grow, creating a plague that has devastated 80% of the forest.  After an explosion and fire in the Babine Forest Products Mill in 2012, the community suffered acute economics hardships have led to an uptick in domestic violence. Now, the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline is threatening to cut through the center of town. The women of Burns Lake are standing resolute in the face of these challenges. Photo credit: Nobel Women’s Initiative