Six Ways Inequality Holds Back Climate Action

Cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is critical to mitigating the effects of global climate change. The fundamental challenge for the world’s nations is setting and achieving GHG emission reduction targets. This not only requires governmental policy and economic paradigm shifts, but also behavioral changes particularly for wealthy individuals and entities. According to Oxfam, globally, the richest 1% emit as much CO₂ as the poorest 66% combined. Learn more in this article: by Emma Garnett and Charlotte A. Kukowski published by The Conversation: