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Study: World’s Richest 1% Derailing Paris Agreement Climate Goals

The richest one percent of humanity is on track to release 70 metric tons of CO2 per person per year in the near future, or an amount of carbon dioxide “30 times greater” than what is compatible with maintaining global warming below an international consensus threshold of 1.5 Celsius, the Guardian reported Friday citing a new study by Oxfam.

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

India’s PM Narendra Modi Wants $1 Trillion to Reduce Pollution

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland on Monday that his country will target “net zero” carbon emissions by the year 2070. However, Modi said this goal was only attainable if wealthy countries contributed at least a trillion dollars toward international climate change programs.

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the World Leaders' Summit "Accelerating Clean Technology Innovation and Deployment" session at the COP26 Climate Conference at the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow, Scotland on November 2, 2021. - More than 80 countries have signed up to a US and EU pledge to …