气候变化自然公园

哥本哈根——当巴拉克·奥巴马准备就职仪式的时候,其著作 《爸爸的梦》 中的一段文字值得我们思考。它揭示了我们看待世界问题的方法。

奥巴马在肯尼亚的时候想要去探险。他的肯尼亚姐妹奥马(Auma)责骂他的所作所为活像那些新殖民主义者。“那些本来可以用来耕作的土地为什么被用来迎合旅游者?这些白人游客更看重一头死去的大象,却不关心一百个黑人儿童的死活。”尽管他的探险之旅最终实现,但奥巴马却不知道她所提问题的答案。

这则趣事与目前人们对全球变暖的关注异曲同工。许多人——包括美国新任总统在内——都相信应对全球变暖是我们这个时代最重要的任务,而降低二氧化碳排放是我们能做的最正确的事情。

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