According to scientists, there is a strong correlation between pandemic risk and population density.
If we care about the future of humanity living on a survivable planet, should we be considering public policy to encourage—but not require—people to birth fewer children?
Obviously, China’s one child policy went horrifically wrong. I am not considering that extreme.
More like public service announcements espousing the benefits of communal parenting and not reproducing more than twice so that every child born has a chance of an inhabitable planet.