• Discussion Paper

What connects the climate crisis with demographic trends?

Thomas Nice, Catherina Hinz

Cross-country analyses show that population growth rates are above average in countries that are strongly affected by climate change. This paper explores the question, to what extent population growth influences a countries' ability to cope with the climate crisis.

The One Pager "What connects the climate crisis with demographic trends?" was commissioned by KfW Entwicklungsbank for the publication series "Entwicklungspolitik Kompakt".

Focus Areas: Demographic change, Demographic dividend
published: 15th June 2022


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