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Rich people account for more than half of CO2 emission, poor at the receiving end

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According to a report titled ‘Confronting Carbon Inequality’, which has been released by Oxfam, the richest 10 percent population of the world that comprises around 630 million people from urban areas, account for over 50 percent of the world’s CO2 emissions. However, it is the poor people who are at the receiving end and face the consequences of pollution. The richest 1% account for 15% of global Co2 emissions.