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CLIMATE CHANGE

Richest 10% produce 50% of world's emissions: report

Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 05:50

Le Bourget, France

THE richest 10 per cent of people produce half of Earth's climate-harming fossil-fuel emissions, while the poorest half contribute a mere 10 per cent, British charity Oxfam said in a study released on Wednesday.

Oxfam published the numbers as negotiators from 195