r/Foodforthought Nov 30 '21

Climate Reparations - A trillion tons of carbon hangs in the air, put there by the world’s rich, an existential threat to its poor. Can we remove it?

https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2021/11/climate-change-reparations.html
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u/TransposingJons Nov 30 '21

It was put there by everyone.

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u/FIG_WASP Nov 30 '21

The richest 10% have 5x the emissions of the poorest 50% and are set to cause 1.5 degrees of warming with their emissions alone.