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Устойчивое развитие в эпоху Трампа

КОПЕНГАГЕН – Силы, которые борются с глобальным потеплением и за укрепление защиты окружающей среды, должны приготовиться к серьёзным негативным последствиям победы Дональда Трампа на президентских выборах в США. Судя по предвыборным заявлениям Трампа, а также заявлениям его союзников-республиканцев, охрана окружающей среды в США вскоре станет жертвой безумного приступа дерегулирования и поддержки местных производителей нефти, угля и газа.

Экологи уже оценивают потенциальный ущерб и готовят стратегии, которые позволят избежать атаки самых экстремальных противников устойчивого развития, которые когда-либо контролировали Капитолийский холм. Список вероятных жертв очень длинен и вызывает депрессию. Когда на смену плохому придёт худшее, Америка станет намного менее зелёной страной, при этом по международному сотрудничеству будет нанесён мощный удар.

На последней международной климатической конференции (COP 22) в Марракеше внимание было сосредоточено на обсуждении вариантов, которые может использовать администрация Трампа, чтобы похоронить соглашение о климате, подписанное на встрече COP 21 в прошлом году в Париже. Это может быть убийство: Трамп просто разорвёт соглашение. Это может быть удушение: США откажутся вносить свой вклад или выполнять свои обязательства. Это может быть пытка до смерти: США начнут требовать от всех остальных делать больше.

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