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Growing Up Green

December 14, 2008 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Phil Kreitner for this article from Time. As Phil puts it, this is once again the demographic elephant in the (“green”) living room.
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Want to wreck the environment? Have a baby. Each bundle of joy gobbles up more of the planet’s food, clogs garbage dumps with diapers, churns through plastic toys and winds up a gas-guzzling, resource-consuming grown-up like the rest of us. Still, babies are awfully cute. Given that most people still intend to procreate, what’s an environmentally conscious parent to do?

For full articile, visit:
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1738629,00.html


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