John SeagerNovember 28, 2012 07:46
Family planning in the developing world is key to cutting emissions
As countries like Chad industrialize, their large family sizes will produce considerable carbon emissions. Foreign aid through education and birth control provision could make a huge difference in helping these countries reduce their family size and eventual carbon footprint. (Kambou Sia/AFP/Getty Images)
As the planet warms and its human population soars, there is an increasing need for birth control and education in developing countries.