(London Independent) Having children is the most destructive thing a person can to do to the environment, according to a new study.
Researchers from Lund University in Sweden found having one fewer child per family can save “an average of 58.6 tonnes of CO2-equivalent emissions per year”.
Eating meat, driving a car and travelling by aeroplane made up the list of the most polluting things people can do to the planet.
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But having children was top, according to the new study, published in the journal Environmental Research Letters.