There is a sentence in the published yesterday the new UN climate change report that makes you think: There are no signs that the global emissions of greenhouse gases will reach in the next few years the turning point. At the same time, the UN announced that the climate goals of the Treaty of Paris only to be cost-effective to implement, if the emissions are reduced in the next ten years by more than 7 percent a year.
This is a Herculean achievement, which is to create under the current political attitude is hardly. As the climate of youth that has prevailed in recent months, the policies around the world under pressure to take action won't help.
Four years after the historic climate change conference in Paris, there are still seven States within the circle of the twenty most important industrialised and emerging countries, G-20, there is no political instruments to their national climate plans. In Switzerland, Parliament has still pull a rope to paragraphs, in order to meet the climate targets for 2030.
but It would be wrong to put the head in the Sand.
It seems as if you had written at that time in Paris climate commitments without seriously thinking about their meaning. Too many interests of the rich and the poor countries, the Oil-producing countries such as Saudi Arabia, the powerful in China and the United States and first affected the Pacific Islands collide. The decades-long political stalemate has cost time, which is no longer up due to the sluggish policies.
but It would be wrong to put the head in the Sand. The hope is in the cities, the regions and the companies. Are meant, for instance, London, Oslo, Boston, want to reduce by 2050 the emissions to zero. Or banks such as the European Investment Bank, which wants to promote no fossil energy projects. Are meant to but we also, by pulling the end of the year balance sheet, and through changes in patterns of consumption, climate-friendly travel and Reside in the personal CO2 Budget to reduce by at least 7 percent.
Created: 26.11.2019, 20:40 PM