One hundred companies

Just 100 companies have been the source of more than 70% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions since 1988, according to a new report.

Just 100 companies responsible for 71% of global emissions, study says (cache)

The beauty of statistics. When you read the report (cache) you realize these companies are extracting energy providing thousands of other companies reaching billions of people. The computer I’m writing on probably comes from this energy, the server that page is hosted on is probably powered by that energy, etc. To people aiming to take down these 100 companies only, you underestimate their global impact for your own comfort.

Taking that fight starts by consuming less energy.