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Paříž není řešení

KODAŇ – Po rozhodnutí amerického prezidenta Donalda Trumpa odstoupit od pařížské klimatické dohody zůstávají Spojené státy bez jakékoliv politiky boje proti globálnímu oteplování. To je alarmující. Reakce světa – zdvojnásobit natruc Trumpovi angažmá v tomto paktu – by však rovněž měla vyvolávat obavy.

Trumpovo rozhodnutí se setkává se dvěma protichůdnými reakcemi – které často znějí z úst téhož člověka.

Na jedné straně je nám sdělováno, že tento krok ohrožuje planetu. Bývalý americký viceprezident Al Gore tvrdí, že Trump poškozuje „schopnost lidstva řešit klimatickou krizi“. Podle špičkového byznysmena Toma Steyera je zase pařížská dohoda „nezbytná pro to, abychom zanechali dětem zdravý, bezpečný a prosperující svět“; Steyer prezidentovi spílá za „zrádný válečný akt“.

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