Lisa Hymas

Lisa Hymas is senior editor at Grist,
which she cofounded back in the day. She writes on politics,
population, and other green issues. She coined the acronym GINK
(green inclinations, no kids) and won a 2010 Population Institute
Global Media Award for her writing on the childfree choice. You can follow her on Twitter and
a fan of GINK on Facebook

I Am the Population Problem

The population problem is all about me: white, middle-class, American me. Well-meaning people have told me that I'm "just the sort of person who should have kids." Au contraire. I'm just the sort of person who should not have kids.