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World's richest 1% cause double CO2 emissions of poorest 50%, says Oxfam

On Sep 21, 2020
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Charity says world’s fast-shrinking carbon budget should be used to improve lot of poorest

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World's richest 1% cause double CO2 emissions of poorest 50%, says Oxfam

World's richest 1% cause double CO2 emissions of poorest 50%, says Oxfam

Charity says world’s fast-shrinking carbon budget should be used to improve lot of poorest

World's richest 1% cause double CO2 emissions of poorest 50%, says Oxfam

World's richest 1% cause double CO2 emissions of poorest 50%, says Oxfam

Charity says world’s fast-shrinking carbon budget should be used to improve lot of poorest

The right way to measure carbon emissions

The right way to measure carbon emissions

Net-zero targets are necessary, but not sufficient

This Swedish city has cut emissions at rates only seen after economic crashes, recessions or war. And it's thriving

This Swedish city has cut emissions at rates only seen after economic crashes, recessions or war. And it's thriving

Ringed by forests in southern Sweden, the city of Vaxjo is thriving even as it cuts greenhouse gas emissions by almost 60%.

Carbon emissions to hit all-time high, says report

Carbon emissions to hit all-time high, says report

A new report projects that annual global carbon emissions will reach record levels this year.

Imitate Vaxjo? As heat rises, Swedish city goes green - and thrives

Imitate Vaxjo? As heat rises, Swedish city goes green - and thrives

By Alister Doyle VAXJO, Sweden (Reuters) - Ringed by forests in southern Sweden, the city of Vaxjo ...

The Interior Department Is Using Faulty Logic to Justify New Oil Projects

The Interior Department Is Using Faulty Logic to Justify New Oil Projects

A government report claims that extracting 120 million barrels of oil from the Arctic Ocean will lower global carbon emissions. Economists disagree.

Carbon emissions fall in UK for sixth consecutive year

Carbon emissions fall in UK for sixth consecutive year

Carbon dioxide emissions in the UK fell for the sixth consecutive year in 2018, says the Financial Times, reporting on new estimates published by Carbon Brief.

Global Carbon Emissions Will Hit A Record High In 2019... Again.

Global Carbon Emissions Will Hit A Record High In 2019... Again.

A new report held a few silver linings, however, as the growth was slower than in recent years and the use of coal declined.

Coronavirus could cause the first big emissions drop in a decade

Coronavirus could cause the first big emissions drop in a decade

Coronavirus cleared the smog in NYC and LA. What about greenhouse gases?

Coronavirus lockdowns have caused a whopping 17% drop in global carbon emissions

Coronavirus lockdowns have caused a whopping 17% drop in global carbon emissions

The COVID-19 lockdown has had an “extreme” effect on carbon emissions, causing a 17% drop globally during peak confinement measures in early April.