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Will Renewed Attention to Climate Change Bring Back Population Control?

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.

 

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Added by Climate Change Global Health on October 31, 2011 at 9:55am — No Comments

Protecting Health and the Climate: Developing Integrated Strategies

Last week, in the wrap-up of the international climate change conference in Cancun, two of the rare side event…

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Added by Climate Change Global Health on December 13, 2010 at 7:35am — No Comments

Drilling down on the Details: Climate Finance and REDD+

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…

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Added by Climate Change Global Health on December 8, 2010 at 5:30am — No Comments

Public Health and Climate Change: Forging a Paradigm Shift



This past Monday, I attended a second side event at the COP16 international…

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Added by Climate Change Global Health on December 7, 2010 at 4:58am — No Comments

Health and Climate Change: Who Are the Real Victims?

This past Friday, the U.S. Expo Center of the international climate change conference (COP16) hosted a side event focused on the human health effects of climate change. Panelists included representatives of the National Institutes of Environmental Health Services (NIEHS) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), as well as a…

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Added by Climate Change Global Health on December 4, 2010 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Has Progress Stalled in Cancun?

Japan shocked delegates to the COP 16 Conference on Climate Change Tuesday by announcing that it would not agree to an extension of the Kyoto Protocol climate treaty. Adopted in Kyoto, Japan in 1997, the Protocol sets binding targets for 37 industrialized countries and the European community for reducing greenhouse…

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Added by Climate Change Global Health on December 2, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Climate change, displacement and migration: Adaptation success or failure?

Last night at the COP 16 climate change conference in Cancun, Mexico, I attended a briefing on the topic of displacement and migration in the context of climate change. Representatives from a range of United Nations departments highlighted…

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Added by Climate Change Global Health on December 1, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments

Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) and Clinate Change: What are the Connections?

Today marks the official start to proceedings of the COP 16 conference in Cancun, Mexico. However, this past weekend, international youth delegates, researchers and activists converged at the 6th Conference of Youth (COY 6) meetings to share information and resources, network, and dialogue about all things climate change related. PHI's GoJoven program, which builds the capacity of youth leaders to improve…

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Added by Climate Change Global Health on November 29, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

Climate Finance and Health: What's the Connection?



This year marks the first time that PHI’s Center for Public Health & Climate…

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Added by Climate Change Global Health on November 28, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

PHI to Attend Conference of Youth Meetings in Cancun, Nov. 26-28, 2010

This week, PHI will participate in the 6th annual Conference of Youth (COY6) meetings in Cancun, November 26th-28th, 2010: http://dialogue4health.ning.com/events/the-conference-of-youth-coy6. Held just prior to the UN Climate Change Conference, COY meetings bring international youth together to share, network, dialogue and strategize on a range…

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Added by Climate Change Global Health on November 22, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments

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