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By Jeff Jacoby, Patriot Post, Aug. 5, 2019
If he’s lucky, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor may get a sibling. But he’s not getting more than one.
That’s according to his father, Britain’s Prince Harry, who avowed in an interview with the legendary primatologist Jane Goodall for the new issue of British Vogue that he and Meghan Markle plan to have no more than two children. That isn’t because they’ve always craved a cozy family of four. It’s because they think that having more in an era of climate change would be environmentally greedy and irresponsible.
“Two, maximum!” Harry replied when Goodall remarked that the couple should have “not too many” kids.
“We are the one species on this planet that seems to think that this place belongs to us, and only us,” said the prince, quickly noting that he doesn’t think so: “I’ve always thought this place is borrowed. And, surely, being as intelligent as we all are … we should be able to leave something better behind for the next generation.”
As several observers promptly noted, If Harry really wanted to reduce his carbon footprint, he could start with his current lifestyle. ….