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More people not having children due to climate breakdown fears, finds research

Analysis finds concerns about environment key factor in having fewer or no children – but reasons differ around world.

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Alex Trembath, Vijaya Ramachandran: The Malthusians are back

Climate activists who worry that the world has too many people are joining an ugly tradition.
How preventing unwanted pregnancies can help in climate fight

How preventing unwanted pregnancies can help in climate fight

Voluntary family planning is too often ignored as a means to lower carbon emissions. Making reproductive technologies more freely available, we can reduce global population — and human-caused emissions — in a manner consistent with personal liberties.

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UK’s cut to overseas family planning aid ‘very disappointing’, leading sustainability economist claims

Sir Partha Dasgupta in February published a landmark review into the "economics of biodiversity" – how the world can find value in nature instead of profiting from its destruction.

Opinion: Let's fully fund international family planning on World Population Day
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Opinion: Let's fully fund international family planning on World Population Day

Today is World Population Day — a day first observed in 1989, when there were slightly more than 5 billion people on Earth.

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Opinion: Humanity needs to halt both population growth and climate change

Continued population growth needs to be halted to reach an ecologically sustainable future. Increased foreign aid could help.
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Worried about Earth's future? Well, the outlook is worse than even scientists can grasp

Humanity is destroying Earth’s ability to support complex life. But coming to grips with the magnitude of the problem is hard, even for experts.
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