Carbon inequality


Carbon inequality.

A small number of the ultra-rich (the 1%) constitute much of the world's carbon emissions.

(The next 10% also contribute too much too.)

the richest 1% of the population produced as much carbon pollution in one year as the 5 billion people who make up the poorest two-thirds

The great carbon divide

At the top is the wide, flat, very shallow bowl of the richest 10% of humanity, whose carbon appetite – through personal consumption, investment portfolios, and share of government subsidies and infrastructure benefits – accounts for about 50% of all emissions.

The great carbon divide

1. Elsewhere

1.1. In my garden

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1.2. In the Agora

1.3. Mentions

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