Jeff J Mitchell Jeff J Mitchell

Финансирование переходного периода климатических изменений

ПОТСДАМ, ПАРИЖ, ЦЮРИХ – Если мир незамедлительно не снизит выбросы парниковых газов, человечество, вероятно, вступит в эру беспрецедентных климатических рисков. Разрушительные экстремальные погодные явления происходят все чаще, но наихудший ущерб связанный с изменением климата, такой как устойчивое повышение уровня моря, будет признан только один раз, но будет слишком поздно, чтобы что-то предпринять.

Очевидно, что временной горизонт климатической системы не очень хорошо согласуется с более короткими мировыми политическими и экономическими циклами. Ежеквартальные оперативные отчеты зарегистрированных компаний, и последние нормативные изменения, такие как те, что обязывают к более широкому использованию учета в текущих ценах, ограничивают долгосрочное мышление.

Законодательные циклы правительств обычно длятся не более четырех лет, но они также должны реагировать на незамедлительное развитие. Тем не менее, стабилизация климата требует постоянных и последовательных действий в течение длительного периода времени.

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