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

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There are a range of stories marking the opening of New York Climate Week. The Guardian is among the outlets covering a new report by Oxfam which shows, says the newspaper, that “the wealthiest 1% of the world’s population were responsible for the emission of more than twice as much CO2 ...

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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

There are a range of stories marking the opening of New York Climate Week. The Guardian is among the outlets covering a new report by Oxfam which shows, says the newspaper, that “the ...

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The Climate Group Welcomes Two New North American Board of Directors - David Crane and Gary Doer

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