. Climate Change’s Central Injustice « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Vox – The parts of the world that contribute the least to global warming stand to suffer the most as temperatures climb.

Rising sea levels, hotter heat waves, and more frequent torrential downpours disproportionately hammer low-lying coastal areas, islands, tropics, and deserts that are home to people who historically haven’t burned that much coal, oil, or natural gas. Meanwhile, major producers and consumers of fossil energy, like the United States, have become the wealthiest countries in the world.

That inequity is the undercurrent of the United Nations’ ongoing COP26 climate negotiations in Glasgow, Scotland.

Read more on this at Vox.





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