I'm terrified of climate change, but I became a parent anyway.
The new government position is aimed at curbing the country's dropping birth rate, apparently.
China has a problem: it has to feed 20 percent of the world's population with just 10 percent of the world's arable land.
It took 200,000 years to reach the first billion humans, but only 200 years to get to seven billion.
The world is much better than it has ever been, as evidenced by the following economic data visualized by Max Roser at University of Oxford.
Some European countries are now reporting a historic dude imbalance. We asked population experts what this might mean for women.
Some 13 million citizens who are homeless, orphans, or who were born in violation of the country's strict one-child policy will now be granted papers allowing them to marry, travel, obtain healthcare, and enroll in school.
Baidu is revealing the truth about China's emptiest cities.
China's one-child policy is over, but its cultural impact persists.
The Chinese Communist Party announced on Thursday that families will be permitted to have two children, which could impact a wide range of environmental issues like carbon emissions, consumer consumption, and traffic.
It could be worse, sure, but things are bad enough already.