Carbon inequality is rising as rich people are slower to cut emissions

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Although carbon footprints are falling in many countries, the gap between the richest and poorest people is increasing, meaning those on higher incomes emit more than their fair share.

As efforts to reduce carbon emissions have improved over time, carbon footprints in many countries are shrinking. To find out what this has done to carbon inequality – the gap in the footprint between the highest and lowest-income people, read more in a NewScientist article here.

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