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Names and Locations of the Top 100 People Killing the Planet

by Jordan Engel, 13 June 2019, via Films for Action

“The earth is not dying, it is being killed, and those who are killing it have names and addresses.” – Utah Phillips

Just 100 companies are responsible for more than 70% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions since 1988. The guys who run those companies – and they are mostly guys – have gotten rich on the backs of literally all life on Earth. Their business model relies on the destruction of the only home humanity has ever known. Meanwhile, we misdirect our outrage at our neighbors, friends, and family for using plastic straws or not recycling. If there is anyone who deserves the outrage of all 7.5 billion of us, it’s these 100 people right here. Combined, they control the majority of the world’s mineral rights – the “right” to exploit the remaining unextracted oil, gas, and coal. They need to know that we won’t leave them alone until they agree to Keep It In The Ground. Not just their companies, but them. Now it’s personal.

Houston tops this list as home to 7 of the 100 top ecocidal planet killers, followed by Jakarta, Calgary, Moscow, and Beijing. The richest person on the list is Russian oil magnate Vagit Alekperov, who is currently worth $20.7 billion.

The map is in the form of a cartogram which represents the size of countries by their cumulative carbon dioxide emissions since industrialization.

This map is a response to the pervasive myth that we can stop climate change if we just modify our personal behavior and buy more green products. Whether or not we separate our recycling, these corporations will go on trashing the planet unless we stop them. The key decision-makers at these companies have the privilege of relative anonymity, and with this map, we’re trying to pull back that veil and call them out. These guys should feel the same personal responsibility for saving the planet that we all feel.


Closeup of the top 32 North Americans killing the planet.

WRI Climate Analysis Indicators Tool
Closeup of the top 18 Europeans killing the planet.

“Names and Location of the Top 100 People Killing the Planet, 2019” was made by Jordan Engel.

Sources:
2017 Carbon Majors Report
WRI Climate Analysis Indicators Tool via The Carbon Map
The Forbes List of Richest People in the World


Correction 6/14/19: Krzysztof Sędzikowski is no longer the head of Polish Mining Group (Polska Grupa Górnicza) in Katowice, Poland (since January 2018). He was replaced by Tomasz Rogala (https://www.pgg.pl/o-firmie/zarzad).

 

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sailor1031
sailor1031

Now if only CO2 actually were harming the planet! Do your homework guys. Look at the evidence1! Why do you believe this nonsense without evidence when you disbelieve everything else for which there is no evidence?

Robbobbobin
Robbobbobin
BigB
BigB

Blaming 100 people for materialism is flat out dumb.

Antipropo
Antipropo

What is without doubt dumb is that what you get from this article is “materialism” is the issue. Flat out that’s dumb.

BigB
BigB

Material resources become consumed as commodity materialism. Energy resources go into the manufacture of material goods, even services, welfare, and military usage has a material component. We live in a material world, which makes your lack of understanding not so clever either.

The economy is biophysical, as I have been detailing for God knows how long. Depending on whose statistics you use: capitalist materialist consumers account for between 15 and 30% of the world’s population. It is those discretionary consumers that are living off the rest of the worlds wellbeing, and conspicuously consuming the future too. That’s energy and climate imperialism: because we export the costs of consumption and the Human Impact crisis to the Global South …expecting them to pay, with their lives if necessary.

Reductively assigning culpability for the profligate consumption of up to 2bn people is dumber than dumb. And deliberately obfuscating the dynamics of capitalist lifestyle imperialism. Yes, some people benefit maximally. But a lot more benefit sub-maximally – so they exonerate their own hidden greed and desire imperialism and offset it on to 100 people. So if they are somehow tamed – the entire world will return to equilibrium?

Dumb, dumb, dumb. The entire capitalist materialist consumer modernity is killing the planet. Those people have names and addresses in every town, in every street, in every country of the advanced economy financialised world. Only, they give themselves a free pass and scapegoat 100 for their materialism …not ours.

Dumb, dumb, cruel, and dumb.

Fair dinkum
Fair dinkum

Satan’s soldiers wearing suits.
They have only one pursuit.
Loot, loot and more loot.

Brian Steere

Carbon diversion or carbon false flag is the means to obscure the active harming that is actually current so as to persist in a ‘sustainable’ business model – as the business of possession and control.

The blame game is the projecting away or ‘outsourcing’ of pain and consequence for enacted fantasy at expense of true account and relation. It translates as power struggle by all and any means, to effect someone ELSE paying the price.

Investment and addiction to power to avoid and evade pain of loss of possession and control works a negative agenda of division set up to rule out true with-ness in true worth-ship, by asserting and establishing self-reinforcing patterns of conflicted polarised identity.

The true object of propaganda is neither to convince nor even to persuade, but to produce a uniform pattern of public utterance in which the first trace of unorthodox thought immediately reveals itself as a jarring dissonance.” (~ Alan Bullock).

The article above is seeking to weave the carbon dioxide capture of outsourced corporate environmental guilt into a mob-driven self-righteous hate. You are being made into a proxy weapon by a mind seeking power by deceit. It has nothing to do with saving anything but a mind, and society founded in fear, hate, and deceit.

All of which are the natural consequence of identifying in self-illusion or ‘masking’ at expense of what then becomes feared truth. The attempt to deal with guilt or manage guilt within the worth-ship of guilt as power or control is only going to redistribute toxic debts in complex shifting packaging and presentation – AS IF something real has changed.

If we are to deal with where the problem is located then we have to recognize and release the intent and attempt to use guilt (and denial) of others as a means to ‘feel better about our selves’ or mitigate our own denied and obscured and displaced pain.

Invoking the ‘victim’ as a call for vengeance is the oldest trick in the world – because a world set apart and against you was MADE by such a ‘mind’. Self-judgement underlies all ‘other-judgement’ but blame is an EFFECT of denial and rejection and not a true cause. Response-ability is re-cognizable to freedom to feel and know truly and so release the false to the embrace of the true.

Only the willingness to suspend judgement can actually SEE anything. The mind of judgement operates tyranny as a selection and rejection of exclusivity and denial. It is a tool by which to divide and compare – as if from outside or apart or ‘set over’ the lives of others. Addiction or fixation in seeing others as hateful and unworthy is both an attempt to dump our own hate and fear judgements on them and a justification for the sustainability of hate and fear (control) as a business model (possession – or survival in fear of loss).

The lie is pervasive to the world’s thinking and frames language so as to assert itself in place of the true.
It has been called the deceiver, the devil and in psychological terms the ego, but it is itself a deceit or illusion by which to experience through a lens or ‘mind’ of separation.

The capacity to notice the device and use of the ‘mind’ is the freedom to reintegrate and align in unified and unifying purpose instead of the reactive or conditioned purpose of possession and control – that results in the weaponisation and marketisation of ‘getting’ for private agenda, that grows conflict, debt and powerlessness under self-illusion.

Hate always seeks a target so as to psychically and emotionally discharge an intolerable pain. But pain recognised as a need and call for healing undoes the mind of vengeance.
The human ‘world’ is running on grievance seeking vengeance that is largely the hidden power of denial.

The belief that putting out of sight is putting out of mind is an error that blinds and binds to a surface appearance or masking over the denied. The out of sight is still active within mind but placed outside the realm of response-ability by the power given to judgement.

The realm of the mask is the personality. The struggle within personality is the acting out of inner relational conflict onto others and world. Lived and suffered, defended and died in, as if true. Identity conflict is a lack of identity in search of a self. But that which identifies you perfectly is yours to extend, share or shine, and recognize in others and world. A false sense of possession ‘creates’ an idea of lack – and makes it real to itself by acting from it (from mind) instead of the flow and flowering of being.

What you give out is what you get back, and if you then give in the measure of what you get back you become self-conditioned by definitions or judgements you are unaware of as the cause to such effects – which now seem to be cause outside you by others and world.

It is not your function to judge your brother but it is your function to extend a true with-ness or you forget who you are in false witness AND teach awry to a similar proclivity in others. No one can live to the wholeness of another but that they accept in for themself. There IS a sense in which all our projections and denials ‘come home’ to the mind that thought to get rid of them, but NOT as a damnation or destructive payback of life as Divine Vengeance. But this is up to you, because to heal is to allow the hateful or the feared to be brought to awareness so as to be translated or undone to a truly discerned appreciation.

The call to hate and war masks itself in ‘saving and protecting’ from evil. But unlike the Call to Joy, it delivers you unto evil. As long as this outcome is believed to be a sustainable sense of hidden or private self-agenda, will it be given allegiance and sacrifice as your ‘survival’. But it is a living death that seeks and sucks on life so as to seem to have it – but for itself apart and alone.

The casting of mind is not only projection ‘away’ as if there is an ‘outside’ but the casting director of a script in dramatic or mythic narrative identity set out as self in world of personae, props and themes. All the characters and themes are drawn from Mind to become ‘who you are in role’ within the script. Waking to the scriptmaker, is freedom to accept a script of awakening in place of the script of forgetting.
Illusions are not killed or destroyed, but undone or released of the capacity or employ in hiding truth.
Investment in illusion fears to ‘die’ with them and so resists their undoing as humiliation and pain of loss. Shifting within the ‘dream’ to align with waking, offers transitional steps in the release of what hurts us, to a true and truly shared appreciation or worth-ship. Owning the fears and hatred in our heart is a moment through which to realign in the call to heal – which becomes stronger and clearer as we release the call to hide or deny and sacrifice.

Maggie
Maggie

Brian Steere. Is this BINRA in disguise?

binra

brian is binra – no disguise. Its a ‘handle’ or login name i took years ago when brian was already taken. You can read into it whatever you want.
Are you Maggie or disguised as Maggie? What is the point of your point?
My writing is recognisable regardless the handle – unless perhaps I chose to write under an assumed persona. I find it tiresome to have to ‘try’ to be anything I am not – so what comes up is what I feel moved to write. Truth is recognised wordless in the heart but when the mind is engaged in substitution, truth is masked out or disguised so as to be effectively unrecognisable. But truth neither hides or goes away or attacks illusion. The simple truth is – ‘it takes one to know one’. You cannot meet what you are not the vibration of. Nor can you not meet what you are the vibration of.
Do we breathe or are we breathed?
What is anyone without the life that lives them?
Life in disguise perhaps?

Robbobbobin
Robbobbobin

binra uses lower case, darling.

Bonnie Camo
Bonnie Camo

I don’t see Monsanto or Bayer on these maps. They are killing the earth more than anyone else.

Antipropo
Antipropo

Double up on your meds and have a good lie down.

Robbobbobin
Robbobbobin

You know, when somebody says that, as somebody quite often does in places like this, that it’s that somebody who needs those meds.

Antipropo
Antipropo

Read the post then shuddup.

Rhys Jaggar
Rhys Jaggar

This article is totally based on the unfounded allegation that carbon dioxide emissions are killing the planet.

A few facts:

1. Without carbon dioxide, no photosynthetic organism can convert sunlight energy into sugars, since water and carbon dioxide are the input materials for photosynthesis. The by product, oxygen, is essential for all mammals to survive. So carbon dioxide is intrinsic to our survival.
2. Because carbon dioxide levels are generally low, increasing carbon dioxide can increase photosynthesis rates linearly, which acts as a major stabiliser when major fires reduce forests and the balance of global ecology shifts towards respirers exhaling carbon dioxide.
3. The earth has existed happily in geological time with a few thousand ppm carbon dioxide, so saying it is a poison is a flat out LIE.

Now let us discuss how the earth might be endangered.

Firstly, deforestation. The primary downside is destruction of soil, loss of habitat and creation of desert. So major logging companies and those who destroy forests for mining purposes can legitimately be held to account. It is they who should pay for reafforestation and environmental clean up. Their shareholders might view investments differently if they had to….

Secondly, industrial pollution of rivers and oceans. The byproducts of many industrial prcesses should not be released into aquatic environments, as they are toxic to life and destroy biodiversity. Once again, such release is all about shareholder profit. Put the shareholders in stocks exposed to those poisons and they would soon divest. Criminalise investors who pollute without living the consequences of their pollution. Pretty simple really.

Thirdly, warmongers. Modern weaponry with depleted uranium shells is teratogenising vast areas of the earth, punishing the unborn by giving them genetic afflictions. It is even worse than Auschwitz, as it is intergenerational. Those selling depleted uranium weapons, those military bigwigs buying them and those governments sanctioning their use need their own Nuremberg. They do not need forgiveness, they need extermination.

People need to stop creating false bogeyman and focus on the true enemies….

noseBag
noseBag

So we can all just stop worrying our silly little heads about carbon dioxide concentration can we? And methane as well, no doubt. Thanks for setting my mind at ease, all those peer reviewed papers pointing towards the correlation between greenhose gasses and global warming really were beginning to spoil my sunny disposition.

By the way, nowhere in the article does it state that carbon dioxide is a poison, so making a point of calling that a lie is irrelevant. As are its positive properties – no-one will deny them. It’s just that, evidently, you really can have too much of a good thing.

Tim Jenkins
Tim Jenkins

Nosebag:

? So, are you of the belief that it is impossible to engineer the weather ?

Not wishing to spoil your sunny disposition, but we have to finally start somewhere,
that is if you wish to discuss Climate Change seriously & scientifically ?

Tim Jenkins
Tim Jenkins

Wow, I truly wonder at whomsoever disliked me asking a most straight forward and honest goddamn question, without having the testicles to answer or respond ?

Not even a grunt of sincerity ?

You firkin’ unscientific coward, who ever you are, you would probably benefit from a healthy chat with a clinical psychologist like JP (Jordan Peterson) 🙂

Antipropo
Antipropo

Brought to you by big coal and big oil; co sponsored by the CIA.

Robbobbobin
Robbobbobin

I dunno what you’re good for, but you’re good at cliche.

Maggie
Maggie

Robbobbobbobbobbin…. and it would appear that you are a Hasbara troll with nothing of any substance to add, but here seeking to cause disruption.
Push off pal…

Tim Jenkins
Tim Jenkins

Aaaargh, having a bad day Maggie?

or are you Antipropo, in disguise ?

😉

Robbobbobin
Robbobbobin