France will go beyond its targets to combat climate change

14/06/2017 13:56 CO2

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According to government spokesman Christophe Castaner, France's new President Emmanuel Macron and Ecology Minister Nicolas Hulot, France will go beyond the targets within the framework of the Paris agreement. A detailed list of policy actions would lay out climate changes for the next 5 years and will show where France will exceed its previous commitments.

The government will also open a web page to attract climate change researchers from the US and other countries as well as companies involved in climate-linked innovation to France, Castaner said.

 

Non-governmental organizations, businesses, and researchers were called on Tuesday to present proposals on a carbon floor price, climate finance and development of renewable energy to curb French dependence on nuclear power.
 

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