From inequality to sustainability

Published 2022 – As part of the Earth4All project, collaborators have submitted deep-dive papers to delve further into the issues and solutions needed to transform our economic system and provide an equitable future for all on a finite planet. This paper explores large income and wealth differences, and how those differences reduce the chances that our societies will respond adequately to the environmental crisis. It details six reasons for why greater equality is essential to a world facing the consequences of overshoot and the climate crisis.

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Authors: Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett

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