Grist on the Decision to Not Have Children


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It's a controversial idea: Choosing not to have children to reduce your carbon footprint. For most people, such a decision would seem a sacrifice but, for one writer at Grist, it feels like a "luxurious indulgence."She writes:

Making the green choice too often feels like a sacrifice or a hassle or an expense. In this case, it feels like a luxurious indulgence that just so happens to cost a lot less for me and weigh a lot less on the carbon-bloated atmosphere.

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The Best Way You Can Go Green: Have Fewer Children

Tags: Carbon Footprint