It found that the average carbon footprint in the top 1% of emitters was more than 75-times higher than in the bottom 50%. Chancel tells Carbon Brief that “people who think about carbon footprints just from the point of view of consumption don’t have the entire picture”. By using a “systematic combination of tax data, household surveys and input-output tables” the new study is able to more fully represent the emissions of the very wealthy, it says. link to complete article
Environmental Impacts of Food
Excellent source of data. Interactive features make it great for classroom use. The most comprehensive source of data on food impacts I have seem so far. Check it out!
excellent new 3 min video from Kiss the Ground
Who Caused the Heat Waves?
Article by activist Alec Cannon about the huge role of the Big Banks in the Climate Crisis
New Ocean Concerns
Scary detailed article from Inside Climate News July 7 2022
New Study Identifies Rapidly Emerging Threats to Oceans
The push to extract materials and food from the oceans at industrial scale menaces vulnerable communities and biodiversity.