While this is a controversial topic, it has been asserted that the most effective way to reduce your environmental impact is to have one less child. A study done in Environmental Research Letters measured the potential impact of individual actions at reducing emissions resulting in this outcome as can be seen from the figure:
And further, an interesting TED Talk about reducing the population for the purpose of reducing consumption can be seen here:
What we would like to know is how willing are you to consider having one less child for the purpose of reducing emissions and consumption? Is this something you had ever considered before?
Comment your thoughts about this topic as we would like to know what people would be willing to consider, or what views of such a controversial topic are out there.