Babies bad for the planet

I just love this quote:  

people aren’t considering the environment when they are planning their family

Source: Statistics reveal mini-baby boom | Health |

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Heather Yaxley PhD

Dr. Heather Yaxley is passionate about sustainable careers, reflective practice and professional development. I am a rhizomatic educator, practitioner, consultant, academic and scholar. As a qualified academic, I teach the CIPR professional qualifications with PR Academy and have experience teaching at various Universities. I run the Motor Industry Public Affairs Association (MIPAA) and my own strategic consultancy. I was awarded by PhD researching Career Strategies in Public Relations by Bournemouth University in 2017. I'm a published author, with books, chapters and academic papers to my name.

4 thoughts on “Babies bad for the planet”

  1. Population control is, unfortunately, part of the extremist green lyfestyle world view. I also catch a whiff of Eugenics- if you don’t minimise your carbon footprint you are bad for the planet and don’t deserve to be born.

    (There are just too many damn people on this planet excreting all of that nasty CO2.)

  2. Ian – it will be pets soon, I expect. What is the carbon footprint of our pets? Then there are all those wild animals, birds and other creatures.

    Of course, extreme environmentalism (like extreme anything really) goes full circle – the outsiders want to be free to express their views and ultimately force their doctrine on the world, creating another authoritarian paradigm, but one more to their liking.

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