In February, Jonathan Porritt, the chairman of the UKâ€™s Sustainable Development Commission, said that couples with more than two children were placing an â€œâ€˜irresponsibleâ€™ burden of the environment.â€
...[S]ix weeks later, he upped the ante: he declared that the UK must cut its population from its current 61 million to 30 million â€œif it is to build a sustainable society.â€
Really? It's that simple? Huh, who knew? It sounds so certain and data-based, doesn't it?