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Little UN climate change and population crosstalk
The United Nations this week is holding sessions devoted to climate change and population — in isolation from each other.
22 September 2014

Can the Earth provide for our growing population?
New projections of escalating population growth increase the tension between humanity’s expanding needs and what the planet can provide.
21 September 2014

UN predicts new global population boom
A new study suggests that the world’s population will keep rising through 2100 and not stabilize around 2050 as has been widely assumed.
20 September 2014

Father of 26 promoting family planning
Kouayou Kouayou, an Ivory Coast resident who has fathered 26 children with four wives, is now promoting family planning because "if you space the babies, they are born healthier and it is better for the women".
20 September 2014

Push to improve women's rights in Gambia
The European Union has intensified its campaign to reduce violence against women and enhance their economic status in Gambia.
19 September 2014

Climate change to take center stage in New York
Climate change will take center stage in New York City next week with a number of events intended to bring attention to global warming.
19 September 2014

World population to hit 11 billion by 2100
A new study overturns 20 years of consensus on a peak of nine billion and then a gradual decline.
18 September 2014

In Jordan, ever younger Syrian brides
For many Syrians stuck in Jordan’s squalid and sometimes dangerous refugee camps, marrying girls off at younger and younger ages is increasingly being seen as a necessity.
18 September 2014

Red card for 'greenest UK government ever'
The government of the United Kingdom is failing to reduce air pollution, protect biodiversity and prevent flooding, a cross-party body of members of Parliament has said.
17 September 2014

Twenty-five famous women on childlessness
Quotes from Oprah Winfrey, Katharine Hepburn, Cameron Diaz and other famous women about not having children.
17 September 2014

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