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同一个地球、同一片海洋

纽约——人们刚刚开始完全理解海洋和大气之间的关系。就像兄弟姊妹一样,我们头顶的天空和周围的海域拥有许多共同的特点——当前最显而易见的是需要得到我们的保护。我们是执行天空及海洋保护计划的姊妹兄弟——上述计划将决定现在和未来几代人时间里数百万兄弟、姐妹、父亲、母亲、朋友、邻居以及各式各样陆地及海洋生命的未来。

幸运的是,各国政府开始意识到所面临的挑战,并有望在年内签署两项重要协议——或至少在这方面取得进步。其中一份是保护国际水域海洋生物的全新全球公约,而另一份则是保护大气的气候变化协议。上述协议将与全套可持续发展目标一起作为关键路标,指引未来15年及其后世界各国经济的前进道路。

拟签署的协议诞生于国家、城市、企业和民众为保护气候及海洋付出非凡努力之际。可再生能源年度投资大大超过2500亿美元,很多国家对绿色能源生产的投入可以和化石燃料投入相媲美。

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