欧洲的绿色复苏

布鲁塞尔—对清洁能源的需求回到了全球经济日程的最前端。中国新领导人似乎已经意识到,成为北京和其他诸城市新特色的有毒雾霾不光光是污染问题;它是过度强调短期经济计划的结果。

类似地,在其第二次就职演说中,美国总统奥巴马讨论最多的问题便是气候变化。他说:“我们不能把提振新工作和新行业的技术让给其他国家。”在达沃斯世界经济论坛上,IMF总裁拉加德和世界银行行长金墉警告说,不再气候变化问题上拿出严肃的行动,就不可能有真正的经济复苏,此番话震惊了商界领袖和政府领导人。而在最近的欧盟峰会上,各国领导人同意将共同气候相关支出预算至少增加20%。

这些发展态势表明,全球领导人终于开始认识到,在全球经济危机之外,世界还在经历社会和就业危机以及气候和资源危机。而这些危机都不可能单一地解决。

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