Climate change protest

Укрепляем доверие по вопросам климата

ВАШИНГТОН – Через менее чем 80 дней мировые лидеры будут иметь возможность добиться эпохального соглашения в борьбе против изменения климата. Конференция Организации Объединенных Наций по изменению климата в Париже в декабре может стать поворотным моментом в мировой истории: единодушным признанием необходимости действовать, чтобы предотвратить самые пагубные последствия от глобального потепления.

Но участникам конференции придётся преодолеть недоверие, которое привело к поляризации и бездействию во время прошлых переговоров для того, чтобы обеспечить это соглашение. Если мы хотим реализовать договор с надежными лимитами на выбросы парниковых газов, то сначала нам потребуется выполнение тех обязательств, которые уже были заранее приняты, в том числе обещания развитых стран тратить $100 млрд в год к 2020 году для того, чтобы помочь развивающимся странам смягчить свой вклад в изменение климата и адаптироваться к потеплению мира.

Учитывая масштаб проблемы и расходы, которые бездействие накладывает на наиболее уязвимые слои населения, финансовые учреждения по развитию и другие заинтересованные стороны должны демонстрировать свою решимость предотвращать наиболее негативные последствия изменения климата. Это требует возобновлённой и прозрачной целеустремлённости в усилиях.

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