Climate & Animals:
Making the connection
Choosing smaller families is the MOST EFFECTIVE way to reduce human impact on the planet and animals.
The facts are clear:
- The most effective way to address many of the impacts on our environment and other species, like climate change, is by choosing smaller families. In fact, it’s 20 times more effective than changing diet or forms of transportation.
- By 2100 world population could vary by billions of people, depending on whether the average woman in the world today has one child more or one child fewer in her lifetime.
- Child-first family planning provides a clear human rights-based solution and path forward. It’s sustainable and
equitable,and reflected in the worldwide trend towards smaller families that can invest more in each child and ensure a safer future.