Carbon inequality in 2030

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Media Type: Report / Policy Brief

Date of Publication: November 5

Year of Publication: 2021

Publication City: Oxford, UK

Publisher: Oxfam International

Author(s): Tim Gore

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Per capita consumption emissions and the 1.5⁰C goal

The world’s richest 1% are set to have per capita consumption emissions in 2030 that are still 30 times higher than the global per capita level compatible with the 1.5⁰C goal of the Paris Agreement, while the footprints of the poorest half of the world population are set to remain several times below that level. By 2030, the richest 1% are on course for an even greater share of total global emissions than when the Paris Agreement was signed. Tackling extreme inequality and targeting the excessive emissions linked to the consumption and investments of the world’s richest people is vital to keeping the 1.5⁰C Paris goal alive.

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