Monday 7 December 2015

COP21: Richest 10 per cent ‘produce half the world’s CO2 emissions’

Oxfam report comes as 150 world leaders descend on Paris for the first day of a two-week UN climate change summit; Tom Bawden Environment Editor; @BawdenTom; Wednesday 2 December 2015

The enormity of climate-change inequality has been laid bare by new research showing that the richest 1 per cent of the world’s population produces 175 times as much CO2 per person as the bottom 10 per cent.'

The Independent(UK), 2.12.15.

Paris UN climate conference 2015: Rich nations' fossil fuel subsidies 'exceed climate aid 40 to 1'

Thought provoking read: Sydney Morning Herald; December 4, 2015; Chris Arsenault, Reuters

Friday 29 August 2014

Friday 11 July 2014

The best of capitalism is over...

The best of capitalism is over for rich countries – and for the poor ones it will be over by 2060
Populations with access to technology and a sense of their human rights will not accept inequality

Paul Mason: The Guardian, Tuesday 8 July 2014 05.00 AEST: Read the article here:

Thought-provoking and worrying...