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مكافحة تغير المناخ من منطقة إلى أخرى

لندن ــ في الآونة الأخيرة، بدأ اتفاق عالمي جديد للتصدي لتغير المناخ يتخذ هيئته النهائية، مع انضمام الولايات المتحدة إلى الاتحاد الأوروبي في تقديم خططهما لخفض الانبعاثات الغازية المسببة للانحباس الحراري العالمي رسمياً إلى اتفاقية الأمم المتحدة الإطارية بشأن تغير المناخ. وقد أرسلت الولايات المتحدة إشارة قوية بكونها واحدة من أوائل الدول التي تقدم هذا الالتزام بالعمل المناخي الملموس. ومن المتوقع أن تضيف بلدان أخرى عديدة، بما في ذلك الصين والهند، خططها في الأيام المقبلة.

ومعا، سوف تمثل هذه الخطط (المعروفة باسم "المساهمات المعتزمة المحددة وطنيا") جهداً عالمياً جماعياً للاستثمار في مستقبل مزدهر منخفض الكربون.

واليوم ندعو نحن، بوصفنا الرؤساء المشاركين لتحالف الدول والمناطق التابع لمجموعة المناخ، قادة الحكومات الوطنية إلى الانضمام إلى هذا الجهد بخطط مناخية طموحة. ونحن نوجه هذا النداء إلى زعمائنا الوطنيين لأننا نعتقد أن هذا هو الصواب، ولأننا نعلم أنه ممكن.

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