2015 Indonesia Forest Fire in the peatlands Ulet Ifansasti/Stringer

Matka příroda versus klimatické změny

MARRÁKEŠ – Mokřady, lesy a oceány pohlcují a uskladňují uhlík, což z nich činí životně důležitý prvek pro země usilující o naplnění cílů pařížské klimatické dohody o snížení emisí CO2. Jak jich tedy můžeme nejefektivněji využívat?

Pařížskou dohodu uzavřelo loni v prosinci 196 vlád a počátkem tohoto měsíce vstoupila v platnost. Dnes se její signatáři scházejí v marockém Marrákeši u příležitosti každoroční konference OSN o klimatických změnách. Několik akcí konaných v rámci konference se konkrétně zaměřuje na otázku, jak mohou státy využívat při naplňování svých cílů v oblasti odbourávání CO2 přírodních systémů.

Problém klimatických změn je sice obrovský, ale stejně tak je obrovská i příležitost urychlit trvale udržitelný rozvoj a zajistit lepší budoucnost pro všechny lidi na zeměkouli. V pařížské dohodě se vlády zavázaly drasticky snížit emise oxidu uhličitého, aby udržely globální oteplování pod hranicí 2°C. Drtivá většina signatářských zemí už předložila národní akční plány pro dosažení tohoto cíle a tyto plány budou postupem času stále ambicióznější.

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