Revealed: the huge climate impact of the middle classes
Carbon emissions of richest 10% are up to 40 times bigger than poorest, and ignoring divide may make ending climate crisis impossible, experts say
The richest 10% of people in many countries cause up to 40 times more climate-heating carbon emissions than the poorest 10% of their fellow citizens, according to data obtained by the Guardian.
Failing to account for this huge divide when making policies to cut emissions can cause a backlash over the affordability of climate action, experts say.Continue reading...
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