Against the Grain

Climate Responsibility

Who is ultimately responsible for global warming? Most often it’s cast as a problem we’ve all created equally, whether we’re rich or poor. In recent years, some attention has been paid to the top 10% of the population, whose high consumption lifestyles — large houses, large vehicles, and frequent plane flights — generate disproportionately large amounts of carbon emissions. Geographer Matthew Huber counters that while class is central, focusing primarily on consumption lets the key culprits off the hook: the corporations making a profit off of carbon-intensive production.


Matthew T. Huber, Climate Change as Class War: Building Socialism on a Warming Planet Verso, 2022


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