Climate Change, Environment, Population and Climate Change

At the U.N. and Everywhere, Women Need to Be in the Conversation

Today, world leaders are gathered in New York for a climate change summit convened by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. And yesterday, the U.N. General Assembly held a special session reviewing 20 years of progress on reproductive health and … Continue Reading

Climate Change, Population and Climate Change

PAI Joins Leadership of Influential Alliance on Gender and Climate Change

Advocacy is about the long haul. It’s about relationship building and networking. It’s about building powerful and unsuspecting alliances and strengthening our collective voice.  And the “wins” from those efforts take shape in many ways. PAI is proud to announce … Continue Reading

Climate Change, Population and Climate Change

The National Climate Assessment: What About Women?

Earlier this week, the U.S. Global Change Research Program released its third National Climate Assessment stating: “Climate change, once considered an issue for a distant future, has moved firmly into the present.” It is here and impacting all of us. … Continue Reading

Climate Change, Environment, Population and Climate Change

What Does Family Planning Have To Do With Earth Day?

Happy Earth Day! Nearly 45 years have passed since the oil spill in my hometown of Santa Barbara, California, which propelled the founding of Earth Day by Sen. Gaylord Nelson. Despite tremendous awareness and mobilization since that watershed moment, today’s … Continue Reading

Climate Change, International Policies, Population and Climate Change

New Climate Report Brings Opportunities for Action

Today’s news headlines are flooded with statements about climate change and its impacts, thanks to a new report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The take-away? Climate change is here and already impacting the world’s poorest and … Continue Reading

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A Global Call for Safe Abortion

For the past two decades, activists in Latin America and the Caribbean have designated September 28th as a day to call for access to legal and safe abortion. In 2011, they were joined by a network of abortion advocates from … Continue Reading