My Channel 5 News debate with Population Matters

    Last night I was invited along to Channel 5 News to debate Sir David Attenborough’s thoughts on large families and overpopulation.  I was debating against Simon Ross from Population Matters, the overpopulation think tank for which Attenborough is Patron of. You can see the arguments they use to try to persuade people to… Read More

Attenborough, large families and overpopulation

    Sir David Attenborough has hit the news today with his view that people should not be allowed to have large families.  His opinion is clear.  Stop the large families and the rest of us can have more ‘stuff’: “If you were able to persuade people that it is irresponsible to have large families… Read More

Large families and the overpopulation debate

This post was originally written over a year ago but I think now is a good time to re-post it so here it is:   Earlier this week the website Ready for Ten began a series called “I don’t know how she does it”.  The first interview was with a mum of five.   While most… Read More