Confronting Carbon Inequality Oxfam Report 2020 | UPSC

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Confronting Carbon Inequality Oxfam Report 2020 | UPSC

Confronting Carbon Inequality Oxfam Report 2020 | UPSC

      HEADLINES:

Richest 1% emit twice as much carbon as poorest 50%: Oxfam report

      WHY IN NEWS:

A rich person contributes more to the climate crisis than a poor person

SYLLABUS COVERED: GS 3: Reports

      LEARNING: 

For PRELIMS just note the publisher’s name and the key observations in your Prelims book.

For MAINS this is an important issue ! The report highlights income inequalities , climate fight and the recovery options . Let us dive in !

      ISSUE: 

The richest 10% accounted for 46% of emissions growth; the poorest 50% accounted for 6% .

CONFRONTING CARBON INEQUALITY REPORT


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