Sunday, September 20, 2009

World Health Organization: Earth's Enemy is Too Many Babies

Despite declining populations around the world, environmental globalists continue the drumbeat for birth control claiming that additional humans harm the planet Earth.

-- From "Birth control 'could combat climate change'" by Kate Kelland in London for Reuters 9/19/09

Contraception advice is crucial to poor countries' battle with climate change, and policy makers are failing their people if they continue to shy away from the issue, a leading family planning expert said.

Leo Bryant, a lead researcher on a World Health Organisation study on population growth and climate change, said the stigma attached to birth control in both developing and developed countries was hindering vital progress.

"We are certainly not advocating that governments should start telling people how many children they can have," said Mr Bryant, an advocacy manager at the family planning group Marie Stopes International, who wrote a commentary in the Lancet medical journal.

In most countries with good access to birth control, average family sizes shrink dramatically within a generation, he said.

"The ability to choose your family a fundamental human right. But lack of access to family planning means millions of people in developing countries don't have that right," Mr Bryant said.

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