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Before having kids, think of your ‘climate legacy’

Re: “Rick Steves wrestles with ‘flight shame’ issue”: Danny Westneat wrote: “In terms of carbon emissions … there’s probably nothing worse we can do on an individual basis than take an intercontinental flight.” Actually, there is something worse: having a child. By choosing to reproduce, you’re responsible for some fraction of the carbon-dioxide emissions of...

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