It is universally accepted that climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity this century. In Kenya, this phenomenon is already unmistakable and intensifying at an alarming rate as is evident from countrywide temperature increases and rainfall irregularity and intensification.
This book broadens and deepens understanding of a wide range of population-climate change linkages. Incorporating population dynamics into research, policymaking and advocacy around climate change is critical for understanding the trajectory of global greenhouse gas emissions, for developing and implementing adaptation plans and thus for global and national efforts to curtail this threat.
A policy brief on Climate Justice and Human Rights with a focus on food security, nutrition, health and gender equity has been launched during the COP20 in Lima. This paper has been published to develop recommendations on how the international community, governments, UN and social movements can bring these issues into climate negotiations.