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Je načase, aby se G20 chopila klimatického kormidla

PAŘÍŽ – Na začátku roku 2016 byly Spojené státy v dobrém postavení jít v čele globálního boje proti změně klimatu. Německá kancléřka Angela Merkelová jako předsedkyně G20 pro rok 2017 počítala s USA, že jí pomohou uvádět do pohybu hlubokou proměnu v globální ekonomice. I Donaldu Trumpovi po jeho vítězství v amerických prezidentských volbách přiznala Merkelová presumpci společného zájmu a proti vší pravděpodobnosti doufala, že by USA stále ještě mohly plnit vůdčí úlohu při snižování globálních emisí skleníkových plynů.

Při prvním osobním setkání Merkelové s Trumpem však nebyla vydána žádná podstatná prohlášení a z řeči těla bylo zřejmé, že vyhlídky na budoucí dialog jsou ponuré. Trumpův slogan „Amerika na prvním místě“ zřejmě znamená „Amerika na vlastní pěst“.

Anulováním politik snižování emisí CO2, které zavedl jeho předchůdce, Trump demontuje nový model kooperativní globální správy vtělený do Pařížské klimatické dohody z roku 2015. Země, které dohodu podepsaly, se zavázaly ke sdílení rizik a přínosů globální ekonomické a technologické transformace.

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