Inequality & Climate Change

The very definition of inequality is that in an unequal society, some people don’t suffer any consequences for their bad decisions, while others suffer not only for their own mistakes, but for the mistakes of people above them.

So asking us to fix climate change without fixing inequality is impossible, because those who are making the worst decisions are those whose unequal status is protecting them from the consequences.

The science is clear. We don’t need more data, we need more equality.

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