Jeffrey Sachs: Developed countries should bear the historical responsibility for climate change

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By Jeffrey D. Sachs

AbstractIn the summer of 2022, the massive and severe flooding in Pakistan caused a lot of global concern. It has also brought more attention to the serious threats and challenges posed by climate change. Jeffrey D. Sachs, a professor with the Columbia University, published an article entitled Pakistan and the Fight for Climate Justice in thinktank Project Syndicate on September 13, 2022. The author authorized China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation to translate and publish the article. The article calls on the economically powerful countries to consciously shoulder their historical responsibility for climate change.

Key words: Flooding, climate justice, climate change, responsibility

Jeffrey D. Sachs. Jeffrey Sachs: Developed countries should bear the historical responsibility for climate change. Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development. Volume 1, Issue 11. October 2022. ISSN2749-9065