Portrait of a young girl.

不给后代留遗憾

斯德哥尔摩——我们这代人掌握的机会独一无二。如果我们下定决心,可以在人类历史上首次做到不给后代留下遗憾:没有温室气体排放、没有贫困,也没有生物多样性损失。

这就是9月25日世界领袖在纽约联合国会面通过可持续发展目标(SDGs)时想做的事。这17项目标从结束贫困、改善健康到保护地球生物圈和为所有人提供能量。它们起源于联合国史上规模最大的首脑会议2012年“里约+20”会议,随后进行了联合国有史以来最大规模的协商。

与千年发展目标不同的是,千年发展目标只针对发展中国家,而新的全球目标则平等针对所有国家。它们的通过表明人们普遍接受所有国家共担责任维护地球自然周期的长期稳定,只有这样地球才能继续支持人类繁衍生息。

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