Should I have children? Weighing parenthood amid the climate crisis

Young people are calculating the consequences of the climate crisis on their future, particularly with regards to childbearing

One evening last summer, I was running through a damp field on my farm in Vermont with my 10-year-old and a passel of dogs. We were barefoot and laughing. Suddenly, my daughter turned to me with a serious look in her eyes.

“I didn’t realize things were going to get so bad so soon,” she said.

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