Meet The Couples Who Are Deciding Not To Have Children Because Of Climate Change
Joseph AdeyinkaPublished on
Couples are presently deciding not to have a family because they fear their offsprings will face hardship and an unsafe future due to global warming.
The Australian Conservation and the Climate Change Organization 1 Million Women questioned thousands of women to find out what their opinions on the changes occurring in the environment.
The investigation, which featured 6500 individuals, revealed that 33.4% of women under 30 were worried about having kids as they are afraid about the future of the planet itself.
Rachael Schnurr and husband-Dan lives in Michigan in the United State, and had discussed having children but leaned further and further away yearly
Aged 23, Felicity Lochhead revealed she’s very much concerned about the impact humans are transferring in relation to climate change. ‘I am at the stage of my life where people are asking when I and my husband will have kids.’ Ms. Lochead said.
Living in Illawarra, South of Sydney, Ms. Lochhead, and husband, Hayden said they were trying to balance their desire to begin a family with the effect of global warming.
Felicity Lochhead, 28, is concerned about the kind of future her children could face
‘I am regularly learning about and focused on the loss we have done and continued to do. It’s really depressing. I am however very, very apprehensive when it comes to having children, even though I feel like I could be a great mother…… I just don’t know what to do.’ Ms. Lochhead added.
Also speaking, Rachael Schnurr and husband-Dan lives in Michigan in the United State, and had discussed having children but leaned further and further away yearly.
‘Before now, that was our plan, having a big biological family, but things have apparently evolved.’ Rachael told The Daily Mail Australia.
Living in Illawarra, South of Sydney, Ms. Lochhead, and husband, Hayden said they were trying to balance their desire to begin a family with the effect of global warming
She added: ‘Right now, we’ve figured that we’re good and if we wanted kids, we would rather adopt kids. It will be very better for the planet in a numerous way.’
However, the I million woman was developed by Natalie Isaacs with the aim of bringing the universal movement of women to empower them to act on climate change.