Environmental concerns have shaped Prince Harry and Meghan's family planning, as he reveals how many children they will have: "Two, maximum."
In a recent interview with renowned scientist Jane Goodall for British Vogue, Prince Harry commented on how many children he and wife Meghan were planning.
And the number may shock you.
The issue was about ‘Forces for Change’ where Prince Harry and Goodall discussed how they could change people's attitudes about climate control and how that would impact the planet we are leaving for our children.
Goodall voiced her concerns about a society she feels wants "unlimited economic development on a planet with finite natural resources". Prince Harry shares her concerns and said he is even more conscious now since having baby Archie.
‘I think, weirdly, because of the people that I’ve met and the places that I’ve been fortunate enough to go to, I’ve always had a connection and a love for nature. I view it differently now, without question,’ he explained, "But I've always wanted to try and ensure that, even before having a child and hoping to have children..."
Goodall then joked “not too many”.
"Two, maximum," Harry told her, adding that this choice to only have two children is because he's always believed that the earth is borrowed and that we need to leave something better behind for the next generation.
The environment is a topic that is very close to both Prince Harry and Meghan’s heart.
Originally Meghan was asked to feature on the cover of Vogue magazine for the September issue, but she asked if she could guest edit the issue instead.
In recent studies, it has shown that millennials are choosing to have two children rather than the average of three children just a decade ago.
The environmental issues are one of the reasons for some. Housing, cost, schooling etc are also factors for some young families. Although the cost of living is not a concern for Prince Harry and wife Meghan, the cost of the environment is.