Paul Lachine

与非洲共商气候问题

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经过一系列漫长的筹备会议,我们即将迎来哥本哈根气候变化峰会。《京都议定书》将于2012年过期,因此各国代表将齐聚哥本哈根寻求制定新的国际条约。各国为这一难度和影响均前所未有的问题献计献策,如此群策群力在国际关系史上绝无仅有。

虽然工业化国家以及新兴经济在减排斗争中的责任世人皆知,但非洲在气候问题中的地位却很大程度被忽略了。约仅占全球人为排放量3%至4%的撒哈拉以南地区未能引起人们重视。但非洲在全球环境危机中的地位至关重要,体现在两方面:

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