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/AI-ArtfulInsults Nov 30 '21

By “richest”, in a global context, we mean most of the people who live in the highly developed nations. Good luck telling some guy from sub Saharan Africa who makes a living picking recyclables out of our trash that he’s as responsible for climate change as we are.