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Climate Change: Population

Volume 707: debated on Thursday 12 February 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the role of population control in tackling climate change; and how that informs their policy on climate change. [HL262]

According to the United Nations Population Fund, world population is increasing year on year. I refer the noble Lord to the Answer given to him on 2 June 2008 which stated that the Government's position on world population is detailed in the Department for International Developmentā€™s policy paper on sexual and reproductive health and rights, which is available online.