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Population Connection: Why Family Planning Matters to Climate Change
April 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This talk will explore the ways in which population growth contributes to and is affected by climate change around the world. It includes several case studies which introduce the concepts of climate justice as well as the geopolitics of climate refugees. This event is co-sponsored by the Marine Biology Club, the Permaculture Tigers, the Community Planning Program, and the Office of Sustainability.
Our speaker, HannahEvans of Population Connection, works to promote positive social and environmental change with college students and professors to integrate population studies back into the mainstream, with a particular focus on human rights and social justice. Her comprehensive, solution-oriented presentations focus on the connections between global population growth, access to comprehensive reproductive healthcare, and environmental sustainability. Her work highlights the interconnections between poverty, marginalization, women’s rights, and environmental pressures.