Though climate change is a crisis, the population threat is even worse

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Media Type: News / Op - Ed

Date of Publication: December 4, 2015

Year of Publication: 2015

Publication City: London, UK

Publisher: Guardian News an Media Limited

Author(s): Stephen Emmott

Newspaper: The Guardian

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As the world focuses its attention on Paris and talking about climate change, Stephen Emmott asks where global population is in the conversation.

The perennial cry: we need to talk about climate change. And this week, with world leaders in Paris, we have been. But only up to a point. For the likely impact of the rising global population is almost entirely absent, not only from the debate about climate change, but also from that about loss of biological diversity, food and water security, disease, pollution and energy.

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