- Aug 16, 2011
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It is also declining for fear of the effects of man made climate change. People choose not to have kids because 1. They do not want to bring them into a world that-at best will be subject to sever weather, drought , food shortages and the resulting social unrest and 2. Because having children increases the carbon footprint further exacerbating the problemThe fertility rate is declining also because the cost of raising kids is going up while wages, which are trickling up, have a long way to go in catching up. People don't have the money nor the time. Can't say I blame them.