Human population growth’s effects on global warming

Earlier this month, Pope Francis made news when he said that not only was climate change real, but it was mostly man-made. Then, last week, he said that couples do not need to breed “like rabbits” but rather should plan their families responsibly — albeit without the use of modern contraception.  Source: www.latimes.com

GR:  Good.  We need more public discussions of population.  We need to delete the political third-rail image from population and call on our public servants to help slow our growth before nature does it for us.  The article mentions family planning steps taken in Rwanda, Ethiopia, and Malawi.  China and India have well-known national program.  Are there others?

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