气候变化的未来之路

纽约-当前的金融危机已经成为各国领导人心中的头等大事。然而,不管全球救市的代价是多么高昂,有一件事情我们却是知晓的:它在因迟迟不对气候变化采取行动而造成的巨大代价和给人类带来的深远影响面前,仍然是小巫见大巫。

在现在的困境中存在一种妙处:如果我们能采取明智的行动,那么我们就能一举解决这两个危机。未来一年关于气候变化的谈判,为建立一个更有利可图、更安全以及更具有可持续性的全球经济体系提供了前所未有的机遇。

今天我们面临多重挑战——例如,金融、食物和能源方面的挑战。然而,这些挑战都有一个共同的根源,那就是投机并且通常是狭隘的利益僭越于共同利益、共同责任和常识之上。

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