Jul 15, 2017

Just 100 companies responsible for 71% of global emissions, study says

Posted by in categories: climatology, sustainability

The report found that more than half of global industrial emissions since 1988 – the year the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was established – can be traced to just 25 corporate and state-owned entities. The scale of historical emissions associated with these fossil fuel producers is large enough to have contributed significantly to climate change, according to the report.

A relatively small number of fossil fuel producers and their investors could hold the key to tackling climate change.

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