Factors related to fertility such as population size, composition and growth rate may influence a community’s ability to adapt to climate change, particularly in poor countries. This Perspective describes theories and analytic strategies that can link climate to reproductive health outcomes.
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The author acknowledges J. Mikal, E. Wrigley-Field and D. Van Riper for their contributions to the development of this research. Comments and suggestions from M. Brown, G. Shively, N. Nagle and M. Bakhtsiyarava were also helpful.
The author declares no competing financial interests.
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Grace, K. Considering climate in studies of fertility and reproductive health in poor countries. Nature Clim Change 7, 479–485 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate3318
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