Our Claire Davis and Jessica Fanzo discuss how to ensure nutrition for everyone under climate change

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

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Here, two philosophers, Travis Rieder of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and Rebecca Kukla of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown, discuss the morality of deciding to have children in a world threatened by environmental degradation and the fraught ethics of encouraging people to opt for smaller families

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Our Travis Rieder joins The Climate Changer Podcast to discuss the moral dilemma of whether to have children in a resource-constrained, climate changing world

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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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Billboards and Breeding

April 26, 2017

Our Travis Rieder joins the Species Barrier Podcast hosts to discuss the question “should we be having children in the age of climate change?”

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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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