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New UN Population Report Reveals Planet Changing in More Ways Than One

The United Nations Population Division just released a new report on projections for world population growth, with somewhat surprising findings.

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“You Are A Man. Why Are You Interested in Family Planning?”

It happens frequently when I meet someone new.  We each say what work we do, and then he or she says, “You are a man.  Why are you interested in family planning?” 

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Women’s Equality and the Climate Change Challenge

On Women’s Equality Day we should consider the potential for jumpstarting climate negotiations and the green economy by strengthening women’s leadership in these areas.

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Center Starts New Fellows Program on Population, Climate and Women

The Center for Environment and Population (CEP) is announcing the launch of a new US and international fellowship program on “Population, Climate Change and the Environment” with a focus on women and girls empowerment and RH issues.

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Renewed Commitment to Reproductive Health Has Implications for Global Environment

Secretary Clinton made a commitment to women and girls’ health and progress worldwide, which in turn will contribute to tremendous gains on global environmental and climate sustainability.

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Five Days in Copenhagen: Perspectives on Demography and Climate Change

As pressure to address climate change increases, long-simmering debates on the connections between population and environment have been renewed, debates that implicate women’s rights. Kasey Rae Jacobs offers her perspective on her first 5 days in Copenhagen.

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The Climate Talks: Quotes From Women in Copenhagen

From impressions of Obama’s handling of climate change to effects on women worldwide, a roundup of quotes from key players in the debate.

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Family Planning: For Women or For Population Control?

Access to family planning methods would be a great boon to women in other countries. But should it be considered as a way to stop global climate change?

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Copenhagen: Is US Population and Consumption the Missing Piece?

Americans represent 5 percent of the global population, consume 25 percent of the world’s energy, and generate 5 times the world’s average per-capita of CO2 emissions.

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The Human Faces of Climate Change in Ethiopia

The old adage, think globally and act locally, is key to addressing climate change. Community-based, integrated approaches and solutions are essential to adaptation.

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