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Unless China and India Step Up, Everyone Still Has a Climate Problem

China emits more carbon than anyone, and India is clearing forests to mine more coal. Meanwhile, the Artic melts.

Diagram by autor based Our World in Data, citations (1), and World Map Vectors by Vecteezy

Everyone made a fuss about COP26, so I (being a contrarian) naturally wanted to ignore it, but a nagging doubt made me pay attention.

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Will J Murphy

Read me to discover how to exploit your Apple tech. I also write about economics and climate change. Email: willjmurphywriting@gmail.com

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