Human population, social justice, and climate policy

  title={Human population, social justice, and climate policy},
  author={Christopher Wolf and William J. Ripple and Eileen Crist},
  journal={Sustainability Science},
  pages={1753 - 1756}
We illustrate how human population has been mostly ignored with regard to climate policy by conducting a systematic review of the literature in the context of social justice and six transformative steps for climate change mitigation. Despite this, implementing socially just population policies could make substantial contributions to climate mitigation and adaptation while also promoting social justice and gender equity. We detail how this is possible using a number of policy examples, including… 
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