Study Recommends Having “One Less Child” Because Climate

Watts Up With That?

Three month old infant lying on stomach Three month old infant lying on stomach. By Tognopop (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsGuest essay by Eric Worrall

A new study has collated climate recommendations from other studies. Top of the list is convincing parents to have smaller families, one less child, to reduce the human carbon footprint. In my opinion, this advice, if translated to public policy, could trigger a damaging demographic crisis.

The most effective individual steps to tackle climate change aren’t being discussed

July 11, 2017

Governments and schools are not communicating the most effective ways for individuals to reduce their carbon footprints, according to new research.

Lead author Seth Wynes said: “There are so many factors that affect the climate impact of personal choices, but bringing all these studies side-by-side gives us confidence we’ve identified actions that make a big difference. Those of us who want to step forward on climate need…

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Utopia - you are standing in it promotes a classical liberal view of the world and champion the mass flourishing of humanity through capitalism and the rule of law. The origin of the blog is explained in the first blog post at

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