The Climate Change Paradox

Climate change is devastating. But those who contribute to it most rarely suffer the consequences. Take this quiz alongside 15-year-old Nuredin from Ethiopia, to uncover your role in the climate change paradox.

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Every completed game will unlock 50 cents for UNICEF USA, up to $2,500.

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Source:
Oxfam, Extreme Carbon Inequality,
December 2015.

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But here’s the paradox: Nuredin suffers more.

Countries with developing economies, like Ethiopia, contribute the least to climate change — yet they suffer the most from its consequences.

Vulnerable kids are more at risk than anyone. Ethiopia is now on the verge of famine, and Nuredin often misses school to travel long distances to collect water for his family.

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