The wealthiest ten-percent of the population generate half of the world’s emissions

December 3, 2015 by  
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The wealthiest 10-percent of the people on the planet are causing half of the world’s carbon emissions. While world leaders gather in Paris to figure out who should carry the burden of reducing global warming, Oxfam has released numbers that show that the wealthy are using more than their fair share of our resources. Meanwhile, the poorest half of the planet – the half who will suffer the consequences of climate change the most – produce a paltry 10-percent of the emissions. Read the rest of The wealthiest ten-percent of the population generate half of the world’s emissions

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