Explained: The richest people in the world spread more pollution; See whose name is on this list? | News

There is a constant discussion around the world about various pollutants such as air, water, noise. Every country accuses another country of spreading pollution. But it is not only the countries but also the billionaires in those countries who are responsible for this pollution which poses a great challenge to the world.

New Delhi, 23 February : Pollution of air, water and noise is being discussed all over the world. Every country accuses another country of spreading pollution. But it is not only the countries but also the billionaires in those countries who are responsible for this pollution which poses a great challenge to the world. The affluent lifestyle of many billionaires is one of the biggest carbon emitters.

What is a carbon footprint:

Any individual, organization that emits greenhouse gases that are dangerous to the environment is called a carbon footprint. Greenhouse gas increases the risk of global warming and climate change. Your Carbon Foot Print tells you how dangerous your lifestyle is to the environment. For example, if you go to the office in your own vehicle every day, your carbon footprint is more than a person using public transportation to get to the office.

How to measure carbon footprint:

From what you eat to what you use in your daily life, your carbon footprint is measured. The amount of carbon footprint depends on how much carbon dioxide emissions. The dimension CO2e is used for this.

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The more facilities the more pollution:

Their carbon footprint was measured by studying the lifestyles of the world’s richest people. The life of these rich people is equipped with various comforts. The higher the facility, the higher the carbon footprint. Studies were often done to find out which professional is spreading how much pollution. However, many of the conveniences and lifestyle of his private life are not universally available, so the findings are not accurate. Yet some things are even more clearly found.

Leading business in Russia:

Russia’s Roman Abramovich is one of the world’s most polluting billionaires. While living in Israel, he made a lot of money from his oil and gas business. The oil and gas business is one of the most polluting businesses. Roman Abramovich owns 19 billion in business and owns Chelsy Football Club in London.

It has caused a great deal of pollution, not only in business but also in our daily lives. According to The Print, Roman Abramovich’s lifestyle is extremely luxurious, with emirates and golf clubs in all major cities of the world. He has a big ship called Eclipse. There is also a Boeing aircraft. It has a special room that can seat 30 people at a time. In addition there is a jet and two helicopters. Which he uses constantly. In the year 2018, this Roman Abramovich has emitted 33 thousand 859 metric tons of carbon.

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The list also includes Bill Gates. In 2018, their carbon footprint was 7,493 metric tons. This carbon footprint was enhanced by Bill Gates traveling to many countries in his private jet. Bill Gates also owns a number of helicopters, including four private jets and a seaplane.

In the case of Elon Musk, a big name in the field of space, however, a different matter has come to light. Born in South Africa, Musk’s lifestyle is simple and close to nature. They take care to minimize pollution due to the facilities we have. They have no ships. He says he doesn’t have time for vacation right now. In 2018, Musk’s carbon footprint was 2,084 metric tons. Much less than other big businessmen, especially billionaires.

Published by:Aiman ​​Desai

First published:February 23, 2021, 8:23 PM IST


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