The Connections Between Population and Climate Change Info Brief

September 23, 2021 | Resources

Climate change is one of humanity’s most critical challenges. The warming of the planet threatens food security, freshwater supply, and human health. The effects of climate change, including sea level rise, droughts, floods, and extreme weather, will be more severe if actions are not taken to dramatically reduce emissions of…...

Read More

Population and Pandemics Info Brief: How Population Growth and Human Activities Increase the Risk of Zoonosis

September 3, 2021 | Resources

Deforestation from logging in Malaysia. Adobe Photos The coronavirus pandemic highlights how the overuse of Earth’s natural systems poses a risk to human health and well-being. While it is no surprise that the confluence of human population growth and expanding economies drives environmental degradation, scientists warn that failing to shrink…...

Read More