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واشنطن العاصمة- عندما يجتمع قادة العالم في باريس هذا الاسبوع لحضور مؤتمر تغير المناخ فإن مهمتهم ستكون التوصل لاتفاقية دولية للحد من انبعاثات غاز الدفيئة. ان نجاح المؤتمر باظهار ان بإمكان الدول العمل معا من اجل خير هذا الكوكب سوف يرسل رسالة أمل قوية للعالم ولسكان باريس والذين لم يخضعوا او يستسلموا بعد الهجمات الارهابية الاخيرة.

سوف يتم تقديم تعهدات المناخ على اساس المساهمات التي يتم اقرارها على المستوى الوطني أو التزامات تخفيض الانبعاثات على المستوى العالمي . انا اعتقد ان ثمن هذه الانبعاثات يجب ان يكون في قلب تلك التعهدات.

ان تحقيق انخفاض في انبعاثات غاز الدفيئة بأقل تكلفة ممكنة يتطلب تحقيق ثورة في استخدام الطاقة وانتاجها. ان الزيادات التدريجية والمتوقعة والتي يمكن التعويل عليها في اسعار الطاقة سوف تعطي حوافز قوية للمستهلكين من اجل تخفيض فواتير الطاقة الخاصة بهم وفي الوقت نفسه فإن سعر الكربون المناسب سوف يؤدي الى انتقال سلس من الوقود الاحفوري عن طريق تشجيع الاستثمارات في الابتكار التقني .

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