1% of world’s rich pollute more than 50% of the world’s poor

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In 2014, there were about 165 vehicles per 1 000 people in the country. Picture: Netwerk24
In 2014, there were about 165 vehicles per 1 000 people in the country. Picture: Netwerk24

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According to a report by the Cambridge Sustainability Commission, 5% of the wealthiest are the so-called polluting elite and, between 1990 and 2015, they contributed 37% of the increase in harmful emissions.

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