Ya nos vamos aproximando a cifras más cercanas a la realidad: 376 mil millones de dólares al año. Por supuesto, los ricos pagan:
Based on the calculation a year ago by British economist Nicholas Stern that acting now would cost one percent of gross world product a year, Washington’s bill would be $212 billion a year while Brussels’ would be $164 billion, the report said.
The report is aimed directly at a meeting next month of United Nations’ environment ministers on the Indonesian island of Bali which environmentalists want to agree to open urgent talks on a new global climate protocol.
The Kyoto Protocol requires industrialised nations to cut carbon gases by five percent on average below 1990 levels in the period 2008-2012 when it expires, with as yet nothing in prospect to replace it.