The carbon footprint of the world’s one billion poorest people represents just 3 percent of the global total. Yet as climate change advances, poor communities are hardest hit. Not only do we have a responsibility to avoid doing harm to others, we must help them adapt.
Two new research reports from Oxfam and the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory, at the University of California, Berkeley, frame an agenda for advocates seeking to advance sustainable energy access in the region.
The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency should be someone who uses robust science to uphold and enforce environmental safeguards on behalf of all Americans. President-elect Trump’s nominee for the position has made a career of doing the exact opposite.