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Indian American schoolboy exposes carbon footprint of private jet owners

Akash Shendure created a system that tracks emissions of the world's wealthiest, and concluded with data proving that an average American emits 15.52 tonnes of Carbon dioxide annually.

Akash Shendure, 17, Indian American schoolboy from Seattle (Image - Adv Math portfolio) 

Akash Shendure, an Indian-American 17-year-old high school student from Seattle has exposed the massive carbon footprint of some of America's most blatant gas guzzlers by totaling the CO2 emissions from all of their private jet flights in 2022.‌‌

Tom Siebel, a businessman from Silicon Valley, is at the top of the list; in 2022, his carbon footprint was approximately 300 times larger than the typical American's.‌‌ Other offenders include Pitbull, Jeff Bezos, Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, and the jet-setting family of Rupert Murdoch.‌‌

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