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“Russia is one of the leaders in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and is calling for quick steps to draft a new climate agreement that would be universal in scope and comprehensive in nature,” he said.
Ivanov believes that a new agreement may contain different climate obligations for industrialised and developing nations.
He said Russia was paying priority attention to settlement of most important ecology problems and would continue its active participation in all the processes to lower the anthropogenic affects on the climate.
“The mankind requires a new development model, which, on one hand, could be effective for the society’s wellbeing, and, on the other hand, could help avoiding excessive pressure on the nature,” Ivanov said.
Since 1976, Russia has been cooperating with the UN program on the environment, he added.
He gave an example of effective cooperation with the UN program on the ecology aspect in preparations and organisation of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. The cooperation has resulted in truly “green” status of the Games, he said.
As for Russia, Ivanov named among the country’s major directions of the ecology policies reduction of losses in the biological diversity. Over past ten years, the area of specially protected natural zones in the Russian Federation grew by over five million hectares, the government has organised two national reserves, ten parks, and areas of five reserves and of one national park grew, he said.
“This, specially protected natural territories take lightly under three percent of Russia’s territory,” the presidential chief of staff said. “We plant to have them grow in future.