Should We Be Bringing Children Into Our Dying World?
Of course, some might say that you can choose to have a child and reduce your family’s consumption patterns, which in theory would reduce your carbon legacy. Chatterjee falls into that camp. “For me, if I was going to have a child — and of course I did — it was incredibly important to me that I find a way to not be adding to the climate crisis,” she tells Refinery29. “You can’t make that many great choices because society is set up to force you to have only bad choices,” she acknowledges. “But you can really affect the outcome of the impact of having a child by being engaged in organizing, by being engaged in advocacy.”

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