(Free PDF Download) "Stats for Earth Day"
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- Just 100 companies are responsible for 71% of global emissions. (Source: the Guardian)
- Black communities are exposed to 56% more pollution than is caused by their consumption. For Latinx communities, it is 63%. (Source: American Journal of Public Health)
- 97% of waste produced in the United States is corporate waste. 80% of businesses are owned & operated by white people. (Source: "The Story of Stuff" & US News)
- Indigenous peoples make up less than 5% of the planet's human population, yet they are protecting 80% of its biodiversity. (Source: National Geographic)
The world’s richest 10% produce half of carbon emissions while the poorest half contribute only 10%. (Source: Oxfam
The world’s wealthiest 16% use 80% of the planet’s natural resources. (Source: CNN)