Population Matters has been conducting research and producing briefings and government submissions for more than 20 years. You can use this page to find resources on a wide variety of population and environmental subjects.
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Note: Documents published by Population Matters in the past may not reflect current policies or positions.
A fully referenced briefing outlining the relationship between population and biodiversity loss, and how ethical and empowering population solutions can help us tackle the crisis.
A fully referenced briefing outlining the relationship between population and climate change, and how ethical and empowering population solutions can help us tackle the crisis.
A detailed rebuttal of the assertions made by Elon Musk about population "collapse" and the threat he claims it poses to our future.
Population Matters' strategy summary for 2021-24, including our five key goals, the pillars that underpin our work and the positive examples that - when replicated - will help make our vision a reality.
Our Spring 2022 magazine introduces our Choice Ambassador Nyombi Morris, and explores our research into population ageing as well as our campaign against coercive pronatalism, Welcome to Gilead.
Population Matters' submission in response to UK Government's 2022 consultation on its 2030 Strategy for International Climate and Nature Action
Fully referenced 2021 report examining how pronatal policies are threatening reproductive rights across the world.
This is the Executive Summary of Population Matters White Paper Silver Linings not Silver Burdens
This Population Matters White Paper debunks the common myth that falling fertility rates and resulting population ageing are harmful, and lays out the array of benefits and opportunities associated with declining populations.
The Autumn 2021 issue of our magazine, featuring our 2021 Change Champions, updates on our biodiversity campaign and Empower To Plan programme, and more.
Population Matters' submission to the UK Government 2021 Call for Evidence on the new International Development Strategy
30th anniversary edition featuring an interview with Chris Packham and Megan McCubbin, a special poster about how to make a difference over the next 30 years, as well as a discussion with our President Jonathon Porritt.
Fully referenced 8-page submission following a call for evidence regarding the relationship between Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and sustainable development. The call for evidence was made by the UK's All-Parliamentary Group on Population, Development and Reproductive Health
Summarises our World Population Day activities on population and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, explains how we're working to influence the new global agreement on biodiversity, features an interview with childfree filmmaker Maxine Trump, and more.
A four-page summary outlining the unmet contraceptive needs of women and girls globally and the relationship between the provision of modern family planning and social and environmental issues.
Fully referenced, illustrated 24-page report examining the impact of population growth on the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, and how the SDGs can help address population.
Response note to The Dasgupta Review – Independent Review on the Economics of Biodiversity Interim Report as commissioned by the UK’s HM Treasury.