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Billionaires emit a million times more greenhouse gases than the average person, study finds

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The lifestyle of billionaires creates more than a million times more greenhouse gas emissions than the average person, according to a new report. The report published by the British-founded charity Oxfam Monday based its findings on detailed analysis of the investments of 125 of the world’s richest billionaires.
Published 3 months ago · London, United Kingdom

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A billionaire emits a million times more greenhouse gases than average person: Oxfam report

Cumulatively, 125 billionaires fund 393 million tonnes of CO2e (carbon dioxide equivalent) per year, which is equal to the annual carbon emissions of France, a nation of 67 million people. To put things into perspective, each of these billionaires would have to circumnavigate the world almost 16 million times in a private jet to create the same emissions, the report said.

3 months ago·Mumbai, India
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A Billionaire Emits a Million Times More Greenhouse Gases Than Average Person: Oxfam Report

Cumulatively, these 125 billionaires fund 393 million tonnes of CO2e (carbon dioxide equivalent) per year, which is equal to the annual carbon emissions of France, a nation of 67 million people.

3 months ago·India
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Billionaires Emit Million Times More Greenhouse Gases Than Others: Report

The investments of 125 of the world's richest billionaires yield an annual average of three million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions a year, more than a million times the average for someone in the bottom 90 per cent of humanity, according to a new

3 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Billionaires emit a million times more greenhouse gases than the average person, study finds

A billionaire emits a million times more greenhouse gases than the average person, a study has found.

3 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Billionaires emit a million times more greenhouse gases than the average person: Oxfam

The investments of 125 billionaires create 393 million metric tonnes of CO2 emissions each year, Oxfam says — the equivalent output to the whole of France.

3 months ago·United States
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Billionaires emit a million times more greenhouse gases than the average person, study finds

By Sophie Tanno, CNNA billionaire emits a million times more greenhouse gases than the average person, a study has found.The report published by the British-founded charity Oxfam Monday based its findings on detailed analysis of the investments of 125 of the world’s richest billionaires.It found that, contrary to average people, the wealthiest individuals’ investments account for up to 70% of their emissions.According to the report, these billio…

3 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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