FPESA Research Paper Assessment: As Developing Country Households Get Smaller, Individual Fuelwood Use Rises—But Population Total Use May Fall

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[columns] [span8] Kyle W. Knight and Eugene A. Rosa, “Household Dynamics and Fuelwood Consumption in Developing Countries: A Cross-national Analysis,” Population and Environment, vol. 33, no. 4 (June 2012), pp. 365–78, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11111-011-0151-3. This paper was collaboratively assessed. A study of … Continued

FPESA Research Paper Assessment: “Carbon Legacies” and the Link Between Childbearing and Climate Change

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[columns] [span8] Project Director’s note: On August 18, National Public Radio ran a segment on the efforts of bioethical philosopher Travis Rieder to justify the concept of “population engineering” to head off catastrophic climate change. Rieder and two co-authors of … Continued

FPESA Research Paper Assessment: Identity as Mothers, Appalachians Key to Environmental Justice Activism

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[columns] [span8] Shannon Elizabeth Bell and Yvonne A. Braun, “Coal, Identity, and the Gendering of Environmental Justice Activism in Central Appalachia,” Gender & Society, vol. 24, no. 6 (December 2010), pp. 794–813, https://doi.org/10.1177/0891243210387277. Women in the environmental justice movement in … Continued

FPESA Research Paper Assessment: More Women in Parliaments Linked to Environmental Treaties

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[columns] [span8] Kari Norgaard and Richard York, “Gender Equality and State Environmentalism,” Gender & Society, vol. 19, no. 4 (August 2005), pp. 506–22, https://doi. org/10.1177/0891243204273612. This paper was collaboratively assessed. National parliaments with higher proportions of women members are significantly … Continued

FPESA Research Paper Assessment: Land Scarcity in Africa May Raise Unmet Demand for Family Planning

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[columns] [span8] Derek D. Headey and T.S. Jayne, “Adaptation to Land Constraints: Is Africa Different?” Food Policy, vol. 48 (October 2014), pp. 18–33, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2014.05.005. An empirical examination of how rural African households respond to constraints on cropland found that rural … Continued

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