Carbon footprints increase with income

A new CCPA report finds household carbon footprints increase with income. In fact, the richest 20% of Canadian households are responsible for almost double the greenhouse gas emissions of those in the lowest-income group. The study, by Marc Lee and Amanda Card, concludes that GHG reduction policies must take inequality into consideration in order to be effective.

The full report, Who Occupies the Sky? The Distribution of GHGs in Canada, is available by clicking here.