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Lutter contre les changements climatiques région par région

LONDRES –Un nouvel accord visant à lutter contre les changements climatiques prend forme. Les États-Unis se joignent à l’Union européenne en soumettant officiellement leur plan de réduction de leurs émissions des gaz à effets de serre (GES) à la Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC). Les États-Unis lancent ainsi un signal fort en étant parmi les premiers à soumettre cet engagement concret pour le climat. Dans les jours à venir, de nombreux autres pays, dont la Chine et l'Inde, devraient eux aussi dévoiler leur plan.

Ensemble, ces plans, appelés « contribution prévue déterminée au niveau national » ou « INDC », représenteront un effort collectif mondial d’investir dans un avenir prospère et sobre en carbone.

Aujourd'hui, nous, coprésidents de l’Alliance des États fédérés et des régions du Climate Group, appelons les dirigeants des gouvernements nationaux à se joindre à cet effort avec des plans ambitieux pour le climat. Nous lançons cet appel à nos chefs de gouvernement parce que nous croyons que c’est ce qui est juste, et parce que nous savons que cela est possible.

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