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气候创新的岛国

奥拉涅斯塔德—今天生活在岛国常常会面对气候变化最残酷的讽刺。岛屿对全球变暖贡献甚小,但却最先遭受破坏性损失并且最不具备管理这些损失的能力。

随着富裕工业化大国的碳排放持续使地球变暖,海平面不断上升夺走了这些岛国的领土。不仅如此,像玛利亚伊尔玛这样的大规模飓风在异乎寻常的温暖水域获得了前所未有的力量,它们摧毁房屋和电力系统,导致死亡、破坏和疾病接踵而至。

随着上述威胁成为新常态,小岛国家正因为共同的弱点而建立新的团结。我们同时也在共享新发现的适应精神,并且致力于为帮助世界应对气候变化而共同努力。说得更具体些,我们这些岛国可以作为测试创新清洁能源技术的理想实验室。

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