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Монако - Когда министры по вопросам охраны окружающей среды из приблизительно 100 стран мира соберутся здесь с 20 по 22 февраля на форум Экологической программы ООН, переговоры будут вращаться вокруг экологически чистого "зеленого роста", а также путей и средств, с помощью которых страны мира могут построить экономику, основанную на использовании энергетических источников с низким уровнем выбросов. Потенциал борьбы с изменением климата в области создания рабочих мест и развития только сейчас начинают признавать как неотъемлемую часть этих усилий. Экологическая программа ООН пригласила Международную организацию труда и Международную конфедерацию профсоюзов присоединиться к дискуссиям.amp#160;

Изменения, происходящие в настоящее время, являются результатом выполнения Киотского протокола, но они частично объясняются и ожиданием более значительных сокращений выбросов в будущем. Не менее важно и то, что восприятие экологических вопросов со стороны профсоюзов и предприятий резко изменилось. Раньше на законы по охране окружающей среды часто смотрели с подозрением и беспокойством относительно их последствий для бизнеса и рабочих мест. Сегодня, однако, бизнес считает, что они могут принести прибыль, а профсоюзы – что они могут означать повышение занятости.

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