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Photo of smokestacks making smoke in the shape of the word CO2 with PMC logo, URL, and caption Slowing population growth could provide 16-29% of emissions reductions suggested to be necessary by 2050.

Slowing population growth could provide 16–29% of the emissions reductions suggested to be necessary by 2050 to avoid dangerous climate change. Recently, Project Drawdown identified the 7th most effective solution for reducing emissions as global family planning. When family planning was combined with universal girls education -- a sure-fire recipe for slowing population growth -- the duo suddenly became the #1 climate solution in terms of emissions avoided.

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