• Carbon emissions of richest 1 percent surged to 16 percent of world’s total CO2 emissions in 2019.
  • Their carbon emissions are enough to cause 1.3 million excess deaths due to heat.
  • Unequal countries suffer seven times more flood fatalities than more equal countries. 
  • Fairly taxing the super-rich would help curb both climate change and inequality.

A message from Oxfam International