Save the Planet by Preventing African Births?

Brendan O’Neill published this piece just over a week ago raising high concerns about the new program Pop Offsets. The program is part of the Optimum Population Trust–the organization who released the report championing birth control as the most effective way to curb climate change and carbon emissions. O’Neill puts it quite simply: “This quirkily named campaign is actually deeply sinister: It invites well-off Westerners to offset their carbon emissions by paying for poor people in the Third World to stop procreating.” Read more here.

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