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How ultra-rich celebs like Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift are driving climate change
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How ultra-rich celebs like Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift are driving climate change

A new Oxfam study says the richest 1 per cent produced more carbon emissions than the poorest two-thirds of the world.
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Twelve billionaires’ climate emissions outpollute 2.1m homes, analysis finds

Research shows impact from lifestyles and investments of likes of Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Elon Musk.

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The richest Americans account for 40 percent of U.S. climate emissions

About 15 days of emissions from the richest American was equal to a lifetime of emissions for someone in the poorest 10 percent in America, research found.
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The cost of ditching fossil fuels falls mostly on the rich

In the US, aggressive climate action could strand $350 billion of fossil fuel assets—two-thirds of the losses would fall on the wealthiest top 10%.
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A wealth tax could help poorer countries tackle climate crisis, economists say

Taxing world’s wealthiest people could help poorer countries shift economies to low-carbon and recover from climate damage.

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Greta Thunberg: Not phasing out fossil fuels is ‘death sentence’ for world’s poor

Rich countries are signing a “death sentence” for millions of poor people around the world by failing to phase out fossil fuels, the climate activist Greta Thunberg has told governments.

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A pledge to fight climate change is sending money to strange places

Rich countries promised $100 billion a year to reduce the effects of global warming. Reuters found large sums went to a coal plant, a hotel and chocolate shops.
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