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CO2 Reduction Strategies Chart

One Action Reduces Your Carbon Footprint 100 Times More Than Driving a Hybrid

Would you be surprised to find that having fewer children is the most effective way to reduce your greenhouse gas emissions? I’m excited to honor Seth Wynes and Kimberly Nicholas at the University of British Columbia for quantifying the most effective carbon reduction strategies.

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5-person family in VW Atlas

Luv Bug Spot Tells Outdated Fairy Tale

A cute, and slightly saucy, Volkswagen commercial makes the Wall of Shame today because it perpetuates an outdated and dangerous norm – the big, happy family. I have no problems with happy families. It’s the size of family that matters now, and matters in this commercial:

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Child on desert wasteland

Small Family Ethic: Conversation Continues

Today I applaud an eminently logical, but also heartfelt, response to mindless criticism of the suggestion that conceiving fewer children is a smart, clean, humane way to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Population Taboo

Independent Chips Away at Population Taboo / Childfree Celebrated

It’s easy to like Simon Ross, chief executive of UK-based Population Matters. This is a class organization, and Ross is one of the most articulate spokespersons for the sustainable population movement. Today we honor on the Wall of Fame this recent op-ed published by The Independent:

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