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  • Richest 1% Pollute 200%+ of 3 Billion Poorest

    From https://www.oxfam.org/en/press-relea...-half-humanity (21 Sept 2020)
    Title : Carbon emissions of richest 1 percent more than double the emissions of the poorest half of humanity

    [The richest 1% of the world's population are responsible for more than twice as much carbon pollution as the 3.1 billion people who made up the poorest half of humanity during a critical 25-year period (1990 - 2015) of unprecedented emissions growth ...

    The richest 10% accounted for 52% of the emissions added to the atmosphere between 1990 and 2015.

    The richest 1% were responsible for 15% of emissions during this time - more than all the citizens of the EU ...

    the poorest half of humanity were responsible for only 7% ...]
    Last edited by marcus; 4 weeks ago.
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