Enormous emissions gap between top 1% and poorest, study highlights
'Polluting elite' responsible for same amount of carbon dioxide in a year as poorest 10% are in a decade, data showsThe top 1% of earners in the UK are responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions in a single year as the bottom 10% over more than two decades, new data has shown.The findings highlight the enormous gaps between what have been termed "the polluting elite", whose high-carbon lifestyles fuel the climate crisis, and the majority of people, even in developed countries, whose carbon footprints are far smaller. Continue reading...
Celý článek: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/nov/01/polluting-elite-enormous-carbon-dioxide-emissions-gap-between-poorest-autonomy-study
Zdroj: The Guardian