Sex, Ideology and Religion: Malcolm Potts' lecture to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

How family planning frees women and changes the world. Dr. Malcolm Potts, Founder, The OASIS Initiative, University of California, Berkeley, giving the Dr. Samuel A. Cosgrove Memorial Lecture at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in New Orleans, May, 2013. Introduced by Dr. James Breeden, President ACOG.

Alisha Graves to speak at the #MoveTheDate panel on April 24, 2019

The Global Foortprint Network is hosting a panel of experts focused on solutions to move the date of “Earth Overshoot Day” via four pillars of sustainability: cities, energy, food, and population. Learn more about Move the Date and the Global Footprint Network.

Malcolm Potts & Alisha Graves - Does a Eurocentric Theory of the Demographic Transition apply to Africa?

January 23, 2019 Demography Department Brown bag Talk

Fertility, Equality, and Planetary Stewardship


A Dialogue with Malcolm Potts “There are about 80 million unintended pregnancies annually. If we could just get rid of unintended pregnancies, we could greatly slow population growth today. Family planning is not telling women what to do, it’s listening to what they want.”

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“How empowering women and girls can help stop global warming"

“If we really want to address climate change, we need to make gender equity a reality, says writer and environmentalist Katharine Wilkinson. As part of Project Drawdown, Wilkinson has helped scour humanity's wisdom for solutions to draw down heat-trapping, climate-changing emissions: obvious things like renewable energy and sustainable diets and not so obvious ones, like the education and empowerment of women.”