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NEW YORK – K velkým sociálním změnám obvykle dochází na několika frontách. Hlavní roli mohou hrát převratné technické objevy – parní stroj, počítače, internet. Vizionáři jako Mahátma Gándhí, Martin Luther King a Nelson Mandela zase mohou inspirovat volání po spravedlnosti. A političtí lídři mohou stát v čele širokého reformního hnutí, jako v případě Franklina Roosevelta a plánu New Deal.

Naše generace naléhavě potřebuje odstartovat další éru velkých sociálních změn. Tentokrát musíme jednat na záchranu planety před ekologickou katastrofou způsobenou člověkem.

Každý z nás tuto výzvu téměř denně vnímá. Vlny veder, sucha, záplavy, lesní požáry, tající ledovce, znečištěné řeky i extrémní bouře, to vše dramaticky rostoucím tempem sužuje planetu v důsledku lidské činnosti. Naše globální ekonomika dosahující objemu 70 bilionů dolarů ročně vyvíjí na životní prostředí nevídaný tlak. Budeme potřebovat nové technologie, chování i etiku podložené solidními důkazy, abychom našli kompromis mezi dalším hospodářským rozvojem a trvalou ekologickou udržitelností.

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