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Climate change and family planning: least-developed countries define the agenda

Bryant, Leo; Carver, Louise; Butler, Colin; Anage, Ababu


The links between rapid population growth and concerns regarding climate change have received little attention. Some commentators have argued that slowing population growth is necessary to reduce further rises in carbon emissions. Others have objected that this would give rise to dehumanizing "population control" programmes in developing countries. Yet the perspective of the developing countries that will be worst affected by climate change has been almost completely ignored by the scientific...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Bulletin of the World Health Organization
DOI: 10.2471/BLT.08.062562


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