The Guardian on Climate Activist Billionaires: “None of them should have as much money as they do.”

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The Guardian on Climate Activist Billionaires: ?None of them should have as much money as they do.?

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Michael Bloomberg. By Bloomberg Philanthropies, CC0, Link

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

Guardian author Kate Aronoff acknowledges the help to the climate cause Michael Bloomberg has provided, but she still wants to strip him of his wealth.

The problem with billionaires fighting climate change? The billionaires

Kate Aronoff
Tue 11 Jun 201916.00 AEST

It?s great that philanthropists are pouring money into environmental causes. But it would be better for the planet if billionaires didn?t exist at all

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The climate crisis isn?t going to be solved with the benevolence of a couple of billionaires, and their outsized control over our politics and economy stands in contradiction to our hopes for a liveable future. With rightwing populism on the rise around the world, having elites like Bloomberg as the public face of the…

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