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Sean Illing: Should you have kids? And other questions about parenting and climate change

If you’re a parent — as I am — the climate predicament takes on an additional dimension. You have to wonder not just about the ethics of raising children in an unstable world.

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Emma Pattee: ‘We can't let the kids go outdoors' is our new reality on the West Coast

Emma Pattee: ‘We can't let the kids go outdoors' is our new reality on the West Coast

For children there, it isn’t a question of what you want to do outside; it’s whether it is even safe to leave the house.
Tom Whyman: How can I justify bringing new life into this terrible world?
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Tom Whyman: How can I justify bringing new life into this terrible world?

In a time of COVID-19, climate change and catastrophe, having a baby is an act of radical hope.

Shoshana Meira Friedman: Teaching my child to love a dying world
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Shoshana Meira Friedman: Teaching my child to love a dying world

My toddler son and I spoke about the trees as people — and indeed, for the first month of quarantine, they were the only people besides us he got to see up close.
PediaCast Podcast: The impact of climate on child health

PediaCast Podcast: The impact of climate on child health

Leyla McCurdy of Children's Environmental Health Network and Dr Perry Sheffield visit the studio as we explore climate and its impact on child health.

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Climate change, structural racism pose double threat to Black parents. Birth workers can help

Climate change, structural racism pose double threat to Black parents. Birth workers can help

A broad body of research shows that systemic racism makes Black parents and their babies more likely to experience adverse birth outcomes than white parents and babies.

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How climate anxiety is shaping family planning
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How climate anxiety is shaping family planning

The notion of forgoing children as a means of fighting global warming is entering the mainstream.
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