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Are the rich or the poor more responsible for environmental damages?
The rich are more responsible for environmental damages than the poor.
The poor are struggling with acquiring basic standards of living and rights. They do not have the privilege of also making eco-friendly choices.
The rich are bigger contributors to the problem of climate change. As such, they are more responsible.
The rich have more posibilities to make an active change for a better environment
Poverty forces one to venture into more extensive agriculture by clearing marginal land for cultivation.
Poverty can also lead to a rapid growing population, it means that there will be more people who will exploit the environment
Environmental Kuznets Curve
suggests that environmental degradation worsens as an economy develops, until per capita income reaches a high enough point.
The poor, especially the rural poor, exclusively depends on biomass fuel.
Should The 'Poor' Be A Protected Equality Group?
Republican policies overwhelmingly benefit the rich
Humans will be responsible for their own extinction