The U.S., European countries, Canada, China, Russia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Brazil, and oil-producing countries cause most of the emissions on an absolute, cumulative, and per-capita basis, yet, individuals in developing countries feel most of the negative effects.
Climate Refugees At The Gates: Rich Countries Say Halt
There is broad scientific agreement that the burning of fossil fuels is leading to warmer weather, and a slew of negative climate changes. These include decreased rainfall, desertification, deforestation, melting polar ice caps, higher ocean levels, stronger storms, and transboundary haze. Climate effects, in turn, will cause geographically widespread and [...]
The United Nations, while making some improvement on climate and refugee issues, is constrained by resistance from developed and emerging economies.
Join in on the conversation with Alex Masters Lecky when you subscribe to PEAK DEMAND.