In June 2016, the High Level Champions for Climate Action, appointed by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, requested submissions on their Roadmap for Cimate Action following the Paris climate agreement. SPA's submission explains how greater support for voluntary family planning in high fertility countries is critical for achieving a "safe" climate limited to 1.5-2oC. Emissions projection scenarios which achieve sufficient emissions reductions all assume much lower global population growth than the UN's current projection.
Rod Quantock at his funny best uses his humour to tackle the important matter of too many people, the environmental and social costs of too many people. You will be both informed and amused by this brilliant presentation.
Kelvin describes the importance of limiting population growth, of the opposition from many quarters to discussing this matter, including vested interests as well as politicians and media for fear of being called racist