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Can Stabilizing Population Help Stabilize Climate?

April 14, 2008 • News

(From the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars )

The relationships between climate and population are complex but critical, said the Worldwatch Institute’s Bob Engelman at “Human Population and Demographics: Can Stabilizing Population Help Stabilize Climate?,” a breakout session (http://ncseonline.org/2008conference/cms.cfm?id=1923) of the National Council for Science and the Environment’s 2008 conference, “Climate Change: Science and Solutions.” The discussion explored how programs to improve reproductive health, family planning, natural resource management, and sustainable livelihoods can help mitigate climate change (http://www.wilsoncenter.org)



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