Fact-check: Do 100 corporations produce 70% of total greenhouse gas emissions?

Posted on AllSides July 27th, 2022
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Viral Instagram post: "If every person on earth just recycled, stopped using plastic straws, and drove an electric car, 100 corporations would still produce 70% of total global emissions."

PolitiFact's ruling: False

Here's why: If you're on the climate doom side of the internet, you may have seen claims that blame 100 corporations for producing 70% of all the harmful emissions that are driving climate change, otherwise known as greenhouse gas emissions.

"If every person on earth just recycled, stopped using plastic straws, and drove an electric car, 100 corporations would still produce...

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