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: Population Growth May Not Drive Deforestation in Eastern Ecuador, Yet Still Be Unsustainable

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[columns] [span8] Anders Henrik Sirén, “Population Growth and Land Use Intensification in a Subsistence-based Indigenous Community in the Amazon,” Human Ecology, vol. 35, no. 6 (December 2007), pp. 669–80, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10745-006-9089-y. This paper was collaboratively assessed. Population growth in Sarayaku, a … Continued

FPESA Research Paper Assessment: Population Growth, Urbanization “Dwarf Likely Impacts of Climate Change” on Groundwater in Africa

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[columns] [span8] Richard C. Carter and Alison Parker, “Climate Change, Population Trends and Groundwater in Africa,” Hydrological Sciences Journal, vol. 54, no. 4 (2009), pp. 676–89, https://doi.org/10.1623/hysj.54.4.676. While the effects of climate change on African groundwater are likely to be … Continued

FPESA Research Paper Assessment: Human Population Growth Threatens Animal Species

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[columns] [span8] Jeffrey McKee, Erica Chambers, and Julie Guseman, “Human Population Density and Growth Validated as Extinction Threats to Mammal and Bird Species,” Human Ecology, vol. 41, iss. 5 (October 2013), pp. 773–78. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10745-013-9586-8. This paper was collaboratively assessed. … Continued

FPESA Research Paper Assessment: Slower Population Growth, Lower Emissions

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[columns] [span8] Global Demographic Trends and Future Carbon Emissions Brian C. O’Neill et al., “Global Demographic Trends and Future Carbon Emissions,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 107, no. 41 (12 October 2010), pp. 17521–17526. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1004581107. URL … Continued

Researching the Connections: Challenges and Opportunities

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[columns] [span8] The Family Planning and Environmental Sustainability Assessment (FPESA) project has undertaken an important and challenging agenda, one with tremendous implications for the well-being of human populations and the planet. The project’s finding that there is little scholarship directly … Continued

“PHE”: Family Planning and Environmental Sustainability in Communities

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[columns] [span8] Although they are too rarely the topic of peer-reviewed research, community-based projects in some developing countries are bringing family planning and environmental sustainability together at the level of people’s lives. Called PHE projects—for “population, health, and environment”—these initiatives … Continued