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The IPCC Sixth Assessment Report on Climate Change Impacts

The Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the enormously detailed quadrennial literature review of climate research that is the Panel’s principal output, is at an advanced stage of preparation, with the final Synthesis Report scheduled to be issued in September 2022. 

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First Study to Estimate the Impact of Covid-19 on Life Expectancies Around the World Reports Two Years Lost

A new study, “Global and National Declines in Life Expectancy: An End-of-2021 Assessment,” reports on changes in life expectancies around the world. It is authored by Patrick Heuveline, professor of sociology and associate director of the California Center for Population Research at UCLA, and published in Population and Development Review, a journal of the Population Council.

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Population Council Scholarly Journals: Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Population Council publishes two leading scholarly journals: Population and Development Review and Studies in Family Planning. For more than fifty years, peer-reviewed social science, public health, and demographic research in these publications has played a pivotal role in shaping the field and building the evidence base for improving policy and practice around the world.

We are proud of our journals’ impact and global community of authors, reviewers, and readers, while acknowledging that we need to do more to accelerate change internally and in our field. 

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