This blog is reposted from Climate Health Connect
Who's afraid of climate change? Well, I am. And not necessarily for the reasons you may think. I’m afraid that the recent, much-deserved attention to climate change will revive some of the old alarmist debates on population. And with those debates, I’m worried that the specter of population control will rear its ugly head again.
Last week, in the wrap-up of the international climate change conference in Cancun, two of the rare side event meetings addressing public health effects of climate change were held in one day. The first event, a lunchtime roundtable, was…Continue
A recent article published in the Washington Post describing the slow pace of progress at the international climate change conference in Cancun (COP16) argues that the conference is unlikely to produce a binding international treaty on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Many expected this going into…Continue
This past Monday, I attended a second side event at the COP16 international…Continue