BirthStrike: People refusing to have kids because … climate change

BirthStrike: People refusing to have kids because … climate change
BirthStrikers (Image: CNN screen grab)

[Ed. – People this dedicated to unproven danger probably shouldn’t have kids anyway,]

Climate change is rapidly changing the environment we live in. But how far would you be willing to go to help save the planet?

Would you skip school? Eat pig’s feet? Deliberately get arrested? How about forgo having kids?

For 33-year-old British musician Blythe Pepino the latter is a reality. Her fears about climate change are so strong she has decided not to have biological children.

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“I really want a kid,” she told CNN. “I love my partner and I want a family with him but I don’t feel like this is a time that you can do that.”

Pepino believes that there will be an “ecological Armageddon” and founded BirthStrike at the end of 2018. BirthStrike is a group of people who are declaring their decision not to have kids because of climate change.

So far, over 330 people have joined, of which Pepino estimates 80% are women.

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