‘Luxury carbon consumption’ of top 1% threatens 1.5C global heating limit

Read the full story in The Guardian.

The carbon dioxide emissions of the richest 1% of humanity are on track to be 30 times greater than what is compatible with keeping global heating below 1.5C, new research warns, as scientists urge governments to “constrain luxury carbon consumption” of private jets, megayachts and space travel.

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