Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said last week that some young people are concerned about having children given the threat climate change could pose to future generations.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made headlines last week when she suggested that some young Americans are concerned about having children because of the threat that climate change could pose to future generations.
So, the 29-year-old New York progressive went on, young people are grappling with the question: "Is it OK to still have children?".
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About 18% of Americans strongly disagreed that the future impacts of climate change should be considered by would-be parents.
About 47% of those over 60 said climate change shouldn't be a factor in the decision to have kids.
This appears to be related to how each group views the threat of climate change, and based on other answers probably isn't just pre-children jitters. »