Carbon copies


Who is most reponsible for carbon emissions? The Economist reports:
In its annual “World Development Report” published on Tuesday September 15th, the World Bank notes that … rich countries’ 1 billion people emit far more on a per person basis compared with the 4.2 billion people who live in middle-income countries. The report notes that by reducing their own heavy carbon footprints and investing in new technology, rich countries would be more effective in persuading poorer countries to do likewise.


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