Confronting Carbon Inequality shows that the richest 10% of the world’s population have been responsible for more than half of the carbon added to the atmosphere since 1990. The richest 1% have caused twice as much carbon pollution as the poorest half of humanity.
Carbon emissions of the richest 1 per cent more than double the emissions of the poorest half of humanity. This is extreme carbon inequality. As we move into recovery from COVID-19, we need far-reaching and ambitious action against the inequality and climate crises. Every ton of carbon counts. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/33LNxa3
Posted by Oxfam on Sunday, 20 September 2020