John Bongaarts and Bob Walker on demographic change, growth & the developing world

December 30, 2010 • Daily Email Recap

Pop Audio from the Woodrow Wilson Center

• “Can the planet handle 9 billion? The answer is probably yes. Is it a desirable trajectory? The answer is no,” says John Bongaarts of the Population Council. [more]

• Robert Walker of the Population Institute calls expanding reproductive health services a “win for women, for their health, for their welfare, the welfare of their families, for their communities, for the environment, and for the planet at large.” [more]

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