Smaller Families for a Healthy Environment

March 3, 2008 • News

If you’re concerned about overpopulation, it’s easy to get self-righteous about other peoples’ growing families. But I think that’s shortsighted.

Let’s face it—the best reason to care about our growing population is concern for future generations. People a generation or two from now will experience increasing effects of crowding and resource depletion. We should be concerned for our children and grandchildren, who will know a world very different from ours.

Most of us will be part of the problem by having our own children. We need to raise our kids to be conscious of population and environmental issues. The most important step we can take is to minimize our impact by having small families, or by not reproducing at all.

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