We know there are higher death rates happening because of climate change but how is it affecting birth rates? Alan Barreca’s research has looked at the effects of climate on fertility rates. Maria Armoudian spoke to Barreca about his research.

Alan Barreca is an Associate Professor at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA. He is an expert in environmental sustainability.

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