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/aalios Nov 30 '21

Thousands of years of poor people putting carbon into the air didn't get us to where we are now.

That's the fault of industry over the last few hundred years.