Our Travis Rieder writes, “We need to stop pretending kids don’t have environmental and ethical consequences.”

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Our Travis Rieder explores why withdrawing from the agreement itself matters morally

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Reconsider having kids. “Having children is a sacred cow in most countries,” Travis Rieder, Research Scholar at the John Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics tells SBS about the unpopularity for moral or policy discussion of this issue. “However, we aren’t living in normal times, in which we have the luxury of discussing only ‘easy’ environmental options.”

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When we hear about the horrors of industrial livestock farming – the pollution, the waste, the miserable lives of billions of animals – it is hard not to feel a twinge of guilt and conclude that we should eat less meat

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Listen now: Part 2 of a conversation with our Travis Rieder focuses fertility reduction policies that might be ethical and acceptable

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According to our guest bioethicist, Travis Rieder, having less children is a move to consider as we look to the future of our planet. Join us this hour as we explore how overpopulation and climate change have intersected with the morality of having kids

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The alternative? “Give up your toys.” Our Travis Rieder speaks with Bloomberg’s Eric Roston about his work towards a small family ethic

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Our Travis Rieder, “I think it’s time to vote environmentally. If Republican officials have their way, then President Obama will be unable to confirm a Supreme Court Justice to replace Justice Scalia, meaning that the next president will play a large role in deciding whether the Court is split 5-4 against climate change regulation, or for it.”

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