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Resource extraction big contributor to carbon emissions

Protests are taking place across the world to demand that more is done to fight climate change. While carbon emissions per person are more than ten times lower in poorer countries than in wealthy ones, their economies are highly dependent on mineral and fossil fuels for exports. But resource extraction is a big contributor to carbon emissions.

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