Information about the climate crisis is now a part of everyday life, cropping up almost daily in the media, political debates, educational curricula, and in relation to activist endeavors. Questions about who is responsible for the situation we find ourselves in, and about how to implement potential solutions and mitigation, are a subject of controversy within some quarters of society. Who caused the crisis? Who is obligated to address it?
This animation by the Kurzgesagt studio covers, in an accessible way, the attitudes of various groups toward the challenges presented by the climate crisis. It also incorporates data highlighting the particular responsibility of industrialized nations most responsible for emitting the greenhouse gases driving climate change.