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Climate impacts of poverty eradication

Raising basic living standards and growing affluence aren't equivalent, and neither are their respective climate impacts.

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Figure 1: Four-dimensional view of human development indicators against greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions.


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Rao, N., Riahi, K. & Grubler, A. Climate impacts of poverty eradication. Nature Clim Change 4, 749–751 (2014).

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