Неучтенные жертвы глобального потепления

БАМАКО, МАЛИ. СМИ в богатых странах постоянно посылают своих репортеров на поиски «жертв глобального потепления». В донесениях из Океании, Бангладеш или Эфиопии журналисты предупреждают о нависающей катастрофе. Нам говорят о том, что для этих регионов глобальное потепление стало самым ужасающим испытанием. Решение этой проблемы – жизненно важно.

Однако от местных жителей мы очень редко слышим о том, что они находятся в опасности. Эти люди не потеряли голос; мы просто не обращаем внимания на то, что они говорят.

Чтобы задавать вопросы людям, находящимся в горячих точках глобального потепления об их опасениях и надеждах, был создан Копенгагенский центр согласия. В Мойо, центральной Эфиопии, наши исследователи встретились с Тадизом Денкью, 68-летним бывшим солдатом, у которого нет постоянного дохода. «Я никогда не знаю, когда я в следующий раз смогу купить себе еды», –говорит он, – «Я только знаю, что сильно страдаю. Это – не назовешь достойной жизнью».

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