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April 18, 2022

Resilient Future: Climate Financing Strategies for Family Planning Programs

This video illustrates strategies for family planning and reproductive health program implementers and advocates to position their programs to access climate adaptation funding. A virtual watch party and workshop in April […]

May 18, 2021

The Promise of Planetary Health

This video, presented by the Planetary Health Alliance in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund and the Harvard University Center for the Environment, highlights how the disruption of nature is […]

April 14, 2021

Women’s Role in Adapting to Climate Change and Variability

This article highlights women’s important role in the adaptation of and search for safer communities, which leads them to understand better the causes and consequences of changes in climatic conditions.

Women’s Organizations and Climate Finance: Engaging in Processes and Accessing Resources

This report is one piece of the ongoing work and advocacy undertaken by many colleagues and collaborators, to transform our climate finance system into one that is gender-responsive and equitable.

Weathering Change: Stories About Climate and Family From Women Around the World

This film spotlights stories in Ethiopia, Nepal and Peru of women as they struggle to care for their families, while enduring crop failures and water scarcity.

Vulnerability and Resilience in the Face of Climate Change: Current Research and Needs for Population Information

This paper addresses four related topics: (1) varying definitions of vulnerability and resilience (and, to a lesser extent, adaptive capacity) and the implications of those differences for societal analysis, (2) candidate approaches to characterizing societal resilience to climate change, (3) methods for assessing resilience, and (4) the potential contribution of a richer understanding of affected populations to the study of resilience.

Voluntary Family Planning to Minimise and Mitigate Climate Change

This article outlines the evidence for voluntary accessible family planning as a strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change.

The Role of Community-Based Coastal Conservation and Development Initiatives in Building Social-Ecological Resilience to Climate Change: Experiences From Southern Madagascar

This article examines a PHE program in Madagascar, and illustrates how practical initiatives can contribute to building immediate and long-lasting resilience and adaptive capacity.

April 13, 2021

The Economics of Population Policy for Carbon Emissions Reduction in Developing Countries

This paper considers the economic case for increasing financial support for female education and family planning from resources devoted to carbon emissions abatement.

State of World Population 2009: Facing a Changing World: Women, Population, and Climate

This 2009 flagship report argues that reproductive health care, including family planning, and gender relations could influence the future course of climate change and affect how humanity adapts to rising seas, worsening storms and severe droughts.