Posts Tagged ‘ Suzanne York ’

From Rio to Cairo: Ensuring Reproductive Rights

Jun 22nd, 2012 | By
Photo: Marco Antônio Teixeira / UOL

By Suzanne York, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in rain-soaked Rio on the third day of the UN Rio+20 Earth Summit and announced to conference delegates  that “women must be empowered to make decisions on whether and when to have children” if the world is to attain agreed-upon
[continue reading…]

Populating the Global ClimateTalks

Dec 8th, 2011 | By

By Suzanne York,, Dec. 8, 2011  As global talks on climate change proceed at  the UN conference in Durban, South Africa,  it’s a pretty sure bet that population growth  won’t figure in any serious discussion.  Always the elephant in the room, we ignore  it at great cost to our communities and  environment. Our numbers
[continue reading…]