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Время G20 стать лидером в области климата

ПАРИЖ – В начале 2016 года Соединенные Штаты находились в хорошем положении для того, чтобы возглавить глобальную борьбу с изменением климата. Как председатель “большой двадцатки” в 2017 году, Канцлер Германии Ангела Меркель, рассчитывала на то, что США окажут содействие в достижении глубоких преобразований в мировой экономике. И даже после того, как Дональд Трамп выиграл президентские выборы в США, Меркель все еще верила в него, надеясь на то, что США все еще могут сыграть лидирующую роль в сокращении глобальных выбросов парниковых газов.

Но на первой личной встрече Меркель и Трампа не было сделано никаких существенных заявлений, и их язык жестов показал, что перспектива дальнейшего диалога остается неясной. Лозунг Трампа “Америка прежде всего”, по-видимому, означает “только Америка”.

Отменяя политику своего предшественника по сокращению выбросов CO2, Трамп отказывается от новой модели совместного глобального управления, воплощенной в Парижском соглашении по климату 2015 года. Страны, подписавшие это соглашение, обязались делиться рисками и выгодами глобальной экономической и технологической трансформации.

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