Be a green Kiwi – have fewer kids

Christchurch Press 08 Dec 06
Kiwi families should consider limiting the number of children they have to reduce environmental damage from our affluent lifestyles, say green advocates. Lobby group Sustainable Wellington Net says families should have two or fewer children, an idea that has upset the Catholic Church.The suggestion – one among a raft of proposals from green groups that want to ensure New Zealanders use the country’s natural resources carefully – was serious, Sustainable Wellington Net co-ordinator Mike Ennis said.